Loading...

Checking Your Browser

Ensure browser cookies and javascript are enabled.

Local girl becomes honorary Spokane Police Officer, nabs the bad guy

Teresa Fuller, Public Information Officer


Monday, May 9, 2016 at 3:26 p.m.

The Spokane Police Training Center welcomed a very special new recruit this spring. It was 7-year-old Sierra Shank’s wish to be a police officer, and the Spokane Police Department and Make-A-Wish were happy to help make her dream come true.

Sierra received her last treatment for cancer in November, but on this day, she did not have to think about chemo or radiation. Instead, she was focused on what it would be like to be an officer for a day.

Check out the video above to see how Officer Sierra’s heroics helped keep Spokane safe!

  • Officer Sierra arresting suspect
  • Officer Sierra on a boat
  • Officer Sierra at the press conference

Photos by Lindsay Powell Photography

Tags

  • #OfficerSierra
  • Make-A-Wish
  • Sierra Shank
  • SPD
  • Spokane Police Department

More From Teresa Fuller...




Latest Tweets

@spokane_council - Today at 11:36 a.m. - Join us tonight for a joint meeting with the Community Assembly! 5:30pm at the Southside Community Center! https://t.co/dFK3ywiLs2

@spokanefire - Today at 11:33 a.m. - Each of us can play a role in making our communities safer from wildfire.The United States Fire... https://t.co/HUjcQt0pC1

@spokanecity - Yesterday at 5:01 p.m. - Councilwoman Candace Mumm gives us a recap of the last legislative session. https://t.co/SKhBmB7anQ

@spokaneparks - Yesterday at 2:14 p.m. - The Spokane Bike Swap is coming up next Saturday! Hundreds of bikes, 50+ exhibitors and lots of fun workshops. We'l… https://t.co/aeaEmMzwQb

@sporiverfrontpk - Yesterday at 1:25 p.m. - Interesting read from The @SpokesmanReview on findings from an archaeological survey of the Looff Carrousel site:… https://t.co/9kA4rdcZIr

@spokanepd - Yesterday at 8:49 a.m. - We're rooting for the #Zags ! Just make sure not to mix ?????It could = ?? or ?? & we want you to enjoy the #FinalFour!… https://t.co/iuQ4zqnIoo

@spd_ombudsman - Feb. 27 at 4:35 p.m. - The Ombudsman Commission will be in the Mason Room at 5:30pm on 2/28/17 at West Central Community Center. Come tell… https://t.co/QQl2NPMGO0

@spourbanforest - Nov. 1 at 1:39 p.m. - New podcast, Remarkable Objects, launched by @rethinktrees, Listen in to people and ideas advancing out thinking about nature in cities.