Latest News Releases


Officers Book Suspect in Arson at Downtown Apartment Building

6:44 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers, Major Crimes Detectives and Spokane Fire Investigators, arrested a suspect in an arson at a downtown apartment building.

Smoke alarm helps residents safely evacuate during house fire

8:28 a.m. - A smoke alarm installed earlier this year by the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) helped residents quickly evacuate during a house fire last night.


Cause of yesterday’s house fire under investigation

7:45 a.m. - Yesterday just after 5:30 p.m., the Spokane Fire Department responded to the 600 block of S. Regal St. for a reported house on fire.

Sept. 21

Friday Night Flights in Riverfront Park

1:17 p.m. - Take flight on September 21 and 28, 2018!

Sept. 20

Council Members Allocate Travel Fund to COPS Mounted Patrol Program

4:50 p.m. - Council Members Kinnear and Fagan allocate travel funds to C.O.P.S. mounted patrol program.

SPD seeking information regarding North Monroe vandalism

4:48 p.m. - A North Monroe Business District’s community project was vandalized with graffiti last weekend within 24 hours after it was completed.

Seek Then Speak is a New Means for Victims to Access Services

3:33 p.m. - SPD & LCSNW are announcing a new way for victims to access services.Survivors can use this tool to navigate what can be difficult & emotional process.

Sept. 18

Mayor's Statement after Council Override of Veto on Energy Ordinance

9:44 p.m. - Mayor releases statement after council override of veto on renewable energy ordinance.

SPD seeking assistance locating missing Juvenile (possible runaway)

5:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the community’s help in locating a missing juvenile (possible runaway).

Police Asking for Help Identifying Fraud Suspect

2:02 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is looking to the public to help identify a suspect in an attempted forgery incident.