News Releases for July 2019

Yesterday

Flags Will Be Lowered For SPD Lieutenant

12:42 p.m. - Flags will be lowered to half-staff July 20

Missing 13 Year Old Juvenile

11 a.m. - SPD is asking for help locating a missing autistic child, Hunter Simmons. He is 13 years old and was last seen in the area of 3400 E Carlisle Ave.

July 14

SPD is looking to identify vehicle prowling suspects.

3:45 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking to identify vehicle prowlers from an early morning incident on E Wedgewood Ave.

July 13

SPD investigating downtown shooting; two injured

4:13 a.m. - SPD located two adult male shooting victims in the 100 block of N Division St. Both were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries

July 12

SPD Giving Out Free Vehicle Theft Prevention Devises

11:46 a.m. - SPD continues to work with the community to reduce vehicle theft. Free “Clubs” are available from the Spokane Police Department

July 11

Transfer of City Properties to Spokane Public Schools up next

4:56 p.m. - A hearing on the transfer of two City surplus properties to Spokane Public Schools will be held on July 22, during the City Council’s 6 p.m. meeting.

July 10

MCU Death Investigation

4:12 p.m. - Update in the Spokane Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit Death Investigation of Richard “Ricky” Coffee.

SPD Participating In FBI National Use-of-Force Data Collection Study

3:50 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department has volunteered to participate in the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Use-of-Force Data Collection Study.

July 9

SPD releases names in Officer Involved Shooting

4:55 p.m. - The name of the SPD Officer involved in the Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) from July 6, 2019 near 6th Avenue and Maple Street is being released.

Life Threatening Collision in North Spokane

4:10 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers responded to a Life Threatening Collision at N Market St and E Bismark Ave between a motorcycle and a vehicle.

July 8

SIRR Team Investigating An Officer Involved Shooting Incident

11:36 a.m. - A SPD officer was involved in an OIS incident on July 6. The officer fired their service weapon at a wanted suspect. The suspect was uninjured.

North Spokane Sees a Spike in Burglary

11:33 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department makes three burglary arrests however, all three suspects were released within two days.

July 3

SPD completes pledge to help individuals affected by mental illness

2:13 p.m. - SPD announces it has completed a pledge to improve the department’s response to those suffering from mental illness in the community.

July 2

Lime Scooter Collision

3:52 p.m. - Lime Scooter vs pickup truck collision at “G” street and Princeton. Scooter rider received serious injuries.

Paddle, bike, & play at Spokatopia July 13-14, 2019

3:35 p.m. - People of all ages & abilities who love spending time outdoors can head to Camp Sekani Park on the Spokane River for a fun-filled weekend.

July 1

Spokane Fire reminds citizens that fireworks are illegal

3:33 p.m. - With the Fourth of July holiday just a few days away, SFD reminds everyone that the sale and use of all amateur (consumer) fireworks is illegal.