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Resource ID: #17514
Subject: Crime
Source: KIRO-TV (Seattle)
Date: July 17 - 19, 2000



KIRO TV finds that "the Department of Labor and Industries does not do criminal background checks before issuing licenses to professional plumbers, electricians and contractors. KIRO TV uncovers more than 400 felons, convicted of at least 3500 crimes carrying state badges. This list also includes 45 registered sex offenders who acquired residential permits."

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