Latest Police Department News Releases

June 1

SPD Thanks Officers/Deputies for a Job Well Done

7:27 p.m. - Outstanding work by Spokane police officers & officers/deputies from neighboring agencies minimized injuries & property damage during downtown rioting

May 29

Motor Escort Leaves Spokane Monday Morning

6:22 p.m. - SPD and SCSO to send off cross country motorcycle ride honoring law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2019.

SPD Makes Drug Arrest

5:11 p.m. - Spokane PD makes drug arrest after being alerted by concerned citizen

May 27

Traffic Stop Leads To Two Arrests

2:57 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to two arrests for narcotics and felon in possession of a firearm.

Two Drive-By Shootings Occurred Overnight

2:53 p.m. - Two drive-by shootings occurred overnight. A victim received a life threatening injury in the first incident. No injuries were reported in the second.

May 26

Stolen Vehicle Recovered and Driver Arrested With Citizen's Help

4:07 p.m. - An officer located a stolen vehicle, the suspect attempted to elude before abandoning the car. A citizen's reporting led to SPD locating the driver.

Six Officers Quarantining After Arresting the Same Man Twice In a Week

3:50 p.m. - A man who has tested positive for COVID–19 and refuses to self-isolate has been arrested twice in five days, sending six SPD officers into quarantine.

May 23

ROP Released and Continues to Victimize the Spokane

7:35 p.m. - Brian Danner, part of the ROP since '04, was released on bond in November, failed to comply with his release terms, and was rearrested May 3rd.

May 21

Fallen Officers Remembered

5:24 p.m. - Fallen law enforcement officers to be honored with permanent graveside marker.

Stand Off Ends Peacefully

8:34 a.m. - A stand off in the 500 block of W 23rd ends peaceably when and armed man surrenders to the Spokane Police SWAT Team.



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509.835.4568
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