Latest News Releases

Today

Missing Children Discovered After an Officer Assault

9:32 a.m. - Several Spokane Police Officers were involved in a very violent confrontation on Tuesday night after stopping a male suspected of DUI driving.

Yesterday

SPD Major Crimes Detectives Investigating a Suspicious Incident

1:58 p.m. - Spokane Police Department Major Crimes Detectives are investigating suspicious circumstances of a man found partially in the river.

Stabbing On Washington Street

1:54 p.m. - SPD Officers were called to 400 S Washington to a report of a stabbing. Officers arrested Tayleeanne J. Guerrero for assaulting someone with scissors.

Jan. 15

Officer Involved Shooting

2:41 p.m. - The name of the SPD officer involved in the Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) from January 7, 2019 in the 600 block of Montgomery is being released.

City Hall Accepting Everybody Counts Donations through Friday, Jan. 18

2 p.m. - Items will be distributed during the annual point-in-time count.

Malfunctioning gas dryer to blame for fire at Tiki Lodge

12:24 p.m. - Fire investigators say yesterday’s fire at the Tiki Lodge was caused by a malfunctioning commercial natural gas clothes dryer

Jan. 14

City Closures Planned for MLK Day

11:53 a.m. - Garbage pickup on normal schedule

Jan. 11

Introducing the Historic Preservation Facade Improvement Grant Program

2:15 p.m. - The Spokane Historic Preservation Office is excited to introduce a new historic preservation incentive!

Jan. 8

Statement from Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl regarding OIS

4:37 p.m. - Statement from Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl regarding the Officer Involved Shooting (OIS)

Arson Arrest

2:23 p.m. - SPD and SFD responded to a vehicle fire in the North Central neighborhood yesterday. During the the investigation, it was determined to be arson.