SPMCrRLJ 3.2 Release of Accused

(o) Bail in Criminal Offense Cases - Mandatory Appearance.

  • (2) Reserved by state rule
    • (a) Any person arrested by a Law Enforcement Officer on Probable Cause (without an arrest warrant) for the below listed offenses shall be held in jail pending the Defendant's First Appearance in the absence of a judicial order:
      • (i) An offense classified as Domestic Violence under Chapter 10.99 of the Revised Code of Washington or an equivalent local ordinance.
      • (ii) An offense classified as Harassment and/or Stalking under Chapters 10.14 and/or 9A.46 of the Revised Code of Washington or an equivalent local ordinance.

(Adopted Jan. 2, 2009; amended effective Sept. 1, 2011; amended adopted Sept. 1, 2019; amended effective Sept. 1, 2021; amended adopted Sept. 1, 2023)

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Contact Information

Municipal Court Clerk's Office
1100 W Mallon Ave
Spokane, WA 99260

Audio Recordings

Most of the hearings held in Spokane Municipal Court are digitally recorded. To access the audio recording for a specific hearing:

  • Click on the Search Recordings link below.
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  • Clink on the docket and the recording will begin playing.

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Bench Copies

To serve bench copies to a Judicial Officer please email:
Jeanine Sword
Judicial Administrative Assistant

Please ensure compliance with SPMCrRLJ 8.2(d).