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March 27

Keeping an eye on closed businesses

3:01 p.m. - Watch 2:08 - Patrols emphasize commercial burglaries, vandalism prevention.

March 6

SFD Ladder 1 Serves as Rolling Toolbox

12:30 p.m. - Watch 1:57 - 360 video puts you in hook & ladder’s tiller cab.

Feb. 24

Mayor Delivers on Precinct Promise

10 a.m. - Watch 2:59 - More officers assigned to patrol downtown.

Feb. 7

Mayor’s Priorities are the Citizens’ Priorities

3:14 p.m. - Watch 38:01 - Mayor Woodward delivers her inaugural State of the City Address

New Police Recruits Enter Academy

10:26 a.m. - Watch 2:46 - Fourteen new hires add diversity to department.

Jan. 17

Reducing Conflicts with Mental Health Patients

12:43 p.m. - Watch 3:40 - Spokane officers reaching out to people in crisis.

Latest News Releases

March 27

Homicide Investigation
7:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a March 25 homicide.

Man Arrested With Realistic BB Gun
7:09 p.m. - A 19 year old male was arrested for intentionally shooting and shattering several windows at Garry Middle School.

March 26

Cold Case Solved
7:52 p.m. - Spokane Police Department solves 35 years old murder with the help of genetic genealogy.

Spokane Man with Extensive Criminal History Back In Jail
7:49 p.m. - A Spokane man with an extensive local criminal history is back in jail after committing an assault three days after being released from jail.

SPD PAC Working To Catch Repeat Offender
7:44 p.m. - PAC team working to catch a longtime Spokane repeat offender.

Domestic Violence Unit Asking for Public's Help
7:38 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is asking for your help in locating two adults and their children.

March 25

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Coronavirus Update: March 25, 2020
5:51 p.m. - An update on actions Parks & Recreation is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.

City Limits Self-Haul Services to Garbage at Waste-To-Energy Facility
5:30 p.m. - Clean green, recycling, and household hazardous waste areas closed

Officer Involved Collision
3:21 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer was injured this morning when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with his patrol car.

K9 Capture
3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect with help from some alert citizens.

Latest Tweets

@spokanefire - Today at 3:04 p.m. - Incident: 2020020859 - Structure Fire - Commercial Location: N Newport Hwy and E Westview Ave

@spokanecity - Today at 2:15 p.m. - .@SpokanePD Chief Craig Meidl joins @GovInslee's live #COVID19 update.

@spokanepd - Today at 1:19 p.m. - Gov. Jay Inslee joined by Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett and Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl will address media at 2pm today to provide an update on the state's COVID-19 response.

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@spokaneparks - March 27 at 7:22 p.m. - Avista Utilities and Extreme Team KXLY brought back the lights at Cowley Park to bring cheer to the patients and staff at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital during these trying times. What a thoughtful idea! 📷: @mykcrawford #spokane #inlandstrong #avistautilities #extremeteamkxly

@spd_ombudsman - March 4 at 11:39 a.m. - Complaints received by the Office of the Police Ombudsman during 2019.

@spokane_council - Aug. 27 at 5:18 p.m. - Missed the meeting last night? Councilmember Mumm has your recap!