Arbitration wrapped up last week ... But Mayor Dave Edler spoke out Monday on his feelings about random drug testing in the police force. Edler strongly supports the testing and hopes one day all city employees will live under random drug testing. Even if the arbitrator rules against the city ... The mayor says this issue won't go away anytime soon.
"As an elected, and as someone who feels strongly about this issue, I'm going to continue pressing for random drug testing for the city of Yakima's employees." Edler Said
Hearings about the testing wrapped up on Thursday, but a ruling isn't expected for another couple of months.