Latest Police Department News Releases

Aug. 4

Major Crimes Makes an Arrest in the Fatal Shooting from Last Week

8:12 a.m. - Major Crimes Detectives make an arrest in the fatal shooting from last week on east Nebraska.

July 31

Two Separate DV Calls End without Incident with De-Escalation Efforts

4:26 p.m. - Two Domestic Violence (DV) calls successfully de-escalated, one with use of Bear Cat, one with K9

Three DUI Crashes (One Fatality) and Two Additional DUI Arrests

12:15 p.m. - In less than 7 hours on Tuesday, SPD responded to an unusually large number of DUI related crashes and incidents, one of them resulting in a fatality.

Armed Robbery at a North Division Business

9:17 a.m. - Spokane Police respond to an Armed Robbery at a North Division Business after an employee was held at gunpoint by two men.

ATM Robbery

9:15 a.m. - Wed. night a female had gotten money from an ATM on the south hill. Moments later she was approached by 2 subjects who had a gun & demanded her money.

July 29

Officer Assaulted; Suspect Arrested After Hours Long Standoff

11:25 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer who responded to a residence on the report of Domestic Violence and was assaulted as he attempted to detain the suspect.

Where the Buffalo Roam

1:54 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to reports of bison roaming South Hill.

Spokane Police Activities League

8:57 a.m. - PAL is up and running an eighth straight season!

July 27

Crime Spree

3:30 p.m. - Shoplifting suspect so prevalent that employees knew him by name arrested after an almost two month long theft spree.

July 23

Missing Vulnerable Adult

3:10 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing/vulnerable adult.



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509.835.4568
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