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Sept. 3

Serving Up a Problem

11:51 a.m. - Watch 2:46 - Generosity without services enables “lifestyle”.

Aug. 18

More Crews Targeting Downtown Trash

4:16 p.m. - Watch 2:19 - New hires, extended hours address litter problem.

Aug. 6

Spokane Bike Cops Make Downtown Safer

11:32 a.m. - Watch 2:24 - Bikes bridge gap between officers and public.

July 16

Helping Homeless Off Streets with Jobs

12:24 p.m. - Watch 2:32 - UGM Internships lead to new lives, careers.

July 9

Police Offer Help to People in Crisis

11:28 a.m. - Watch 2:47 - Training teaches officers de-escalation techniques.

June 29

Helping People Find the “Way Out”

8:41 a.m. - Watch 3:19 - Making room for new Bridge Housing program.

Latest News Releases

Sept. 16

Flags at Half-Staff Honoring Deputy Melvin
9:06 a.m. - Flags will remain at half-staff until sunset

Sept. 13

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Renovation Underway in Riverfront
5:16 p.m. - The memorial will be cleaned, have its cracks repaired, and be polished. Then, several amenities will be added to the memorial.

Two Arrested For Armed Robbery after a Vehicle Pursuit
3:46 p.m. - Two arrested for armed robbery after a vehicle pursuit on the south hill.

Sept. 10

SPD Responds To Vehicle Vs Pedestrian Collision
2:23 p.m. - SPD responds to vehicle vs pedestrian collision downtown, victim succumbs to injuries at a local hospital

Early Morning Standoff
2:21 p.m. - Early morning standoff ends with domestic violence victim safely removed from residence, suspect still outstanding

Flags Fly Half-Staff in Remembrance of Chief Krouse and Patriot Day
10:38 a.m. - City facilities observe Patriot Day

Sept. 8

Spokane Parks Master Plan Workshops September 14, 22
12:18 p.m. - Spokane Parks & Recreation is creating a roadmap for the next 10 years, and is asking for additional community input through virtual workshops

Two Early Morning Collisions Send Pedestrians to the Hospital
8:58 a.m. - Two separate early morning collisions send two pedestrians to local hospitals in critical condition

Sept. 7

Missing Teenager
4:58 p.m. - Update: Jibril has been located and is back with his family.

Nine Hour Standoff Concludes With Arrest of Convicted Felon
9:54 a.m. - Nearly 9 hour standoff with barricaded suspect concludes with arrest of convicted felon

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@spokanefire - Today at 2:57 a.m. - Incident: 2021073585 - MVA - Major Incident Location: N Astor St and E Mission Ave

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@spokanecity - Yesterday at 3 p.m. - #ICYMI: The Fall Activity Guide is out!

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@spokanepd - Sept. 15 at 3:22 p.m. - Please join us! Virtual Meeting: To “attend”, please register via this link: Thank you!

@spokane_council - Sept. 14 at 11:03 a.m. - ICYMI: Councilwoman Lori Kinnear provides a recap of the Spokane City Council Meeting for Monday, September 13, 2021

@spd_ombudsman - June 12 at 1:27 p.m. - Here is the Office of the Police Ombudsmans Closing Report for C19-040