Police Department News Releases for 2015

December

Sergeant Interrupts Burglary as he was Getting Off Duty for the Night

Dec. 31 at 11:11 a.m. - Sergeant Interrupts Burglary as he was Getting Off Duty for the Night

Tickets to Start Jan. 4th for School Zone Safety Cameras

Dec. 30 at 5:14 p.m. - Tickets to Start Jan. 4th for School Zone Safety Cameras

Spokane Police Patrol Officers Disarm Suicidal Woman with Knife

Dec. 30 at 5:14 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers Disarm Suicidal Woman with Knife

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Dec. 29 at 2:34 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office officer-involved shooting on Dec. 28.

Suspect In Subway Robbery Arrested

Dec. 27 at 1:36 p.m. - Suspect In Subway robbery arrested within an hour of the incident.

Suspect Arrested for Last Night's Homicide

Dec. 27 at 1:36 p.m. - Spokane Police MCU Detectives arrested Brian L. Hall (43) this morning for 1st Degree Murder in connection with last night’s shooting.

Spokane Police Investigating Homicide on the North Side

Dec. 26 at 11:45 p.m. - Officers responded to a home after receiving a call of a shooting.

Suspect In Subway Robbery Arrested

Dec. 26 at 10:34 p.m. - The Spokane Police Division located a suspect in a the robbery of the Subway in the 6400 block of N. Nevada less an hour after the crime occurred.

Detectives Seeking Information on Drive-By Shootings

Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. - Detectives Seeking Information on Drive-By Shootings

Spokane PD Officers Arrest Robbery Suspect

Dec. 19 at 7:20 p.m. - On 12/18/15 around 5:15 p.m. a suspect robbed the Subway on Northwest Blvd.

SPD Target Crimes Unit Assist in Arrest of Homicide Suspect from Ore.

Dec. 16 at 6:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Division’s Targeted Crimes Unit (TCU) had been working with Medford Police Department detectives for the past week.

Major Crimes Investigating Deaths in North Spokane

Dec. 15 at 7:58 p.m. - During a welfare check, officers found two people deceased in a house in the 2800 block of West Upton.

An Old Scam is Making the Rounds Again

Dec. 15 at 11:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Division would like the public to be aware of an old scam making the rounds again.

Major Crimes Investigating Homicide on Sunset/Cannon

Dec. 13 at 9:05 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 2000 block of west Sunset just before 7 p.m. tonight.

Detectives Still Looking for Information Leading to Arrest in Homicide

Dec. 8 at 3:23 p.m. - The incident occurred just before midnight, 11/7/2014, near the intersection of S. Elm Street and W. 10th.

Inclement Weather Joint Press Release

Dec. 8 at 2:29 p.m. - Residents may again have to deal with more outages in the face of another, hopefully less powerful, windstorm.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect in Kidnapping

Dec. 8 at 11:50 a.m. - Witnesses reported seeing a female being forced into a vehicle in the 100 block of E. Gordon.

Basic K-9 Academy Graduation this Thursday

Dec. 7 at 3:27 p.m. - One K-9 and handler from the Spokane Police Department and three other K-9’s and handlers from the region will be graduating.

Subject Arrested After Swinging Metal Bar at Cars, People in Traffic

Dec. 5 at 4:44 p.m. - On Saturday, Spokane Police officers responded to a call of a male subject who had tried to stab someone in the area of 6th/Browne.

Woman arrested after reports she was waving handgun around

Dec. 4 at 5:43 p.m. - Spokane Police took a woman into custody without incident after reports the woman was displaying a handgun, one of those reports near a school.

Thanks to Tip, Stolen Puppy Recovered, Returned to Pet Shop

Dec. 3 at 7:44 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives from the North Precinct, acting on tips from the public, were able to recover a puppy stolen from Northwest Seed & Pet.

SPD helps out at Heroes and Helpers in partnership with Target

Dec. 3 at 6:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department and Spokane’s South Hill Target store will partner together Saturday, Dec. 5th, to host Heroes and Helpers.

SPD Still Seeking Public's Help Finding Missing Female

Dec. 2 at 3:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate Deanne M. Hastings. Her family last had contact with her around Nov. 3.

November

Spokane Police Ombudsman Hired

Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. - Raheel Humayun has accepted the position of Ombudsman for the City of Spokane.

SPD Asking for Public's Help Finding Missing Female

Nov. 24 at 3:25 p.m. - Deanne M. Hastings (35) is a white female, approximately 5’4” with a light build, brown hair and brown eyes.

Guns and Hoses Hockey Pratice Today at 5pm

Nov. 23 at 9:34 a.m. - The annual “Guns and Hoses” Hockey game is this Sunday, November 29th at 3pm.

Spokane Police Looking for Robbery Suspect

Nov. 22 at 2:40 p.m. - The suspect was described as a short white male in his forties, with no front teeth, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt.

Greater Spokane Department of Emergency Management UPDATE

Nov. 18 at 5:52 p.m. - The DEM is still working to assess the damage caused by last night’s severe storm.

Greater Spokane DEM UPDATE

Nov. 18 at 9:18 a.m. - Greater Spokane DEM UPDATE

Greater Spokane DEM Lifting Shelter in Place; Still Advising Caution

Nov. 17 at 8:13 p.m. - Greater Spokane DEM Lifting Shelter in Place; Still Advising Caution

One Fatality due to Wind Storm Confirmed

Nov. 17 at 5:47 p.m. - One Fatality due to Wind Storm Confirmed

Greater Spokane DEM Advising to Shelter in Place

Nov. 17 at 4:33 p.m. - Greater Spokane DEM Advising to Shelter in Place

Regional Wind Event Expected to Start at 1pm Today

Nov. 17 at 2:09 p.m. - Regional Wind Event Expected to Start at 1pm Today

Warning Period for School Zone Safety Cameras Starts Tomorrow

Nov. 16 at 3:31 p.m. - The warning period will end after winter break on Jan. 4th, 2016, at which time citations will be issued.

Spokane Police Seek Help to Identify Robbery Suspect

Nov. 13 at 5:47 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect from Thursday's robbery at Sally’s Beauty Supply.

Neighborhood Comes Together to Combat Crime

Nov. 12 at 2:24 p.m. - Neighbors in the Audubon, North Central area worked diligently with SPD to remove a nuisance house and the criminal activity associated it.

Spokane Police Respond to Drive-By Shooting on East Euclid

Nov. 11 at 6:56 p.m. - Spokane Police make arrest in drive-by shooting.

SPD Releases Names of Officers in Nov. 7 Officer Involved Shooting

Nov. 10 at 4:12 p.m. - Spokane Police are releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting of Tyler J. Randant, an Attempted Robbery and Assault suspect.

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Nov. 7 at 3:34 p.m. - Spokane Police officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (O.I.S.) incident Saturday afternoon.

Spokane Police Asking for your Help Preventing Car Thefts

Nov. 5 at 11:18 a.m. - As we approach the cold winter months in Spokane, the Spokane Police Division is asking for your help in preventing car thefts.

SPD Asking for Public's Help Finding Missing Male

Nov. 3 at 12:30 p.m. - James M. Creviston (27) is a white male with Level 1 Autism. He was last seen Sunday evening in the Northeast Spokane area.

October

SPD employee on leave pending outcome of criminal investigation

Oct. 26 at 4:37 p.m. - The alleged incident happened in Spokane County and is being investigated by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Spokane Police look for suspect in Subway robbery

Oct. 24 at 6:44 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to the Subway at Third and Division on the report of a robbery Saturday afternoon.

Officers Respond to Early Morning Shooting in Northeast Spokane

Oct. 24 at 1:30 p.m. - At approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Spokane Police received a call, from the 1200 block of E Garland, that a resident had been shot.

Spokane Police looking for wanted subject

Oct. 24 at 12:31 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking for 24 year old Christian L Bravo.

Spokane Police Arrest Domestic Violence Suspect

Oct. 22 at 5:40 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest Domestic Violence suspect after intense search on the South Hill.

SPD releases names in Officer Involved Shooting

Oct. 15 at 3:32 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting of Jason M. Smith (36) on Oct. 12.

Spokane PD Requesting Help in Identifying Hit and Run Driver

Oct. 13 at 1:47 p.m. - SPD is looking for the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in a Hit and Run collision in Northeast Spokane.

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Oct. 12 at 3:35 a.m. - Spokane Police officers were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting (O.I.S.) incident.

Crime Stoppers Offers Reward for Info Leading to an Arrest in Shooting

Oct. 6 at 9:49 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives are looking to the public for tips regarding a shooting last month in the 1200 block of E. Princeton.

Police Seek Public's Help in Locating Subject Behind SCC Threats

Oct. 5 at 9:58 p.m. - Spokane Police have identified the person behind the threats at SCC.

Spokane Police Officers make arrest in Centennial Trail Assaults

Oct. 4 at 5:33 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested 45-year-old Jonathan Scott Beggs for a series of assaults on and around the Centennial Trail.

September

Spokane Police respond to armed robbery

Sept. 28 at 9:18 p.m. - On Monday, September 28, 2015, around 7:00pm Spokane PD responded to a report of a robbery near the intersection of Mission and Ruby.

Spokane Police Looking for Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect

Sept. 25 at 7:32 p.m. - Anyone that knows the identity of this suspect is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

Spokane PD Investigating Fatal Collison at Market and Garland

Sept. 4 at 9:05 p.m. - On Sept. 4, Spokane Police officers responded to the scene of a fatal collision at the intersection of E. Garland Avenue and N. Market Street.

SPD Asking for Public's Help Finding Missing Female

Sept. 4 at 4:01 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a missing elderly female.

Spokane Police Department’s Traffic Unit Investigating Fatal Collision

Sept. 3 at 4:50 p.m. - Thursday night, the Spokane Police Department responded to Sunset Boulevard and Rosamond on the report of a serious injury, head-on collision.

N. Wall death investigation

Sept. 2 at 5:19 p.m. - Just before 2 o’clock p.m. this afternoon a citizen reported finding a deceased person in a vacant lot in the 1300 block on North Wall.

August

Spokane Police Activities League BBQ Tomorrow

Aug. 19 at 7:10 p.m. - Spokane Police Activities League BBQ Tomorrow

Names of the Officers Involved in the 08/08/2015 Shooting on Sanson

Aug. 13 at 5:20 p.m. - SPD is releasing the names of the officers involved in in the 08/08/2015 Shooting on Sanson.

Update to Chemical Release Incident

Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. - Spokane Fire Department is releasing the four block restriction around the Pacific Steel and Recycling building at 1114 N. Ralph.

Chemical Release Injures Dozens

Aug. 12 at 2:06 p.m. - Just before 10:00am, Spokane Fire Department received a report of a chemical release at the Pacific Steel and Recycling facility at 1114 N. Ralph.

23rd Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show This Saturday

Aug. 11 at 2:21 p.m. - The Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show is this Saturday, Aug. 15th, from 7 pm-11 pm at Riverside and Washington in downtown Spokane.

Police Ask Public to Help ID Robbery Suspect

Aug. 6 at 8:57 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are looking to the public to help identify a robbery suspect.

Spokane Police Assist Spokane Fire in Arson Investigation

Aug. 5 at 2:44 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department assisted the Spokane Fire Department with two, apparently related, arson incidents in the area of Hamilton/Baldwin.

Spokane PD Investigating Armed Robbery at Shadle Center

Aug. 1 at 5:44 p.m. - Spokane PD officers responded to an armed robbery occurred Saturday afternoon at Payless Shoes at the Shadle Center.

July

Update on Sunset Highway Collision

July 31 at 7:19 p.m. - A cyclist was cited for making an improper turn in front of the Spokane Transit Authority bus.

Spokane Police release name of officer involved in shooting incident

July 30 at 8:55 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is releasing the name of the officer involved in the shooting incident on July 27, 2015 at 4120 N. Division.

Police investigate Subway robbery

July 26 at 6:03 p.m. - The suspect in a robbery at a north side Spokane Subway displayed a handgun and fled on foot Sunday.

Spokane Police Arrest Second Suspect in N. Monroe Murder

July 23 at 1:31 p.m. - An additional suspect has been arrested in a May 26 Homicide on N. Monroe.

CrimeStoppers Offering Reward for Info Leading to Arrest in Hate Crime

July 22 at 6 p.m. - Crime Stoppers now Offering Cash Reward for Information Leading to an Arrest in Hate Crime

Subject Arrested in Tuesday's shooting

July 22 at 10:24 a.m. - Spokane PD Major Crimes Detectives made an arrest in a shooting on South Altamont Street.

Spokane PD responds to shooting on South Altamont St

July 21 at 2:35 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to a call of a male shot near 5th and Altamont Tuesday morning.

Major Crimes Investigating Suspicious Death on Hamilton

July 20 at 9:55 a.m. - Major Crimes Investigating Suspicious Death on Hamilton

Cyclist Killed, Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Separate Collisions

July 16 at 1:32 p.m. - Spokane Police Traffic Investigators were called to two separate serious collisions Wednesday.

Spokane Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Violence

July 15 at 10:20 a.m. - A Spokane Police Officer, John W. Yen (25) has been arrested for 1st Degree Burglary-Domestic Violence after an incident on Spokane’s South Hill.

Neighborhood Comes Together to Combat Crime

July 13 at 8:21 a.m. - Neighbors near the house at 4112 W. Wellesley have banded together and worked diligently with SPD to remove a nuisance house.

Spokane Police PACT Team Arrests Escapee Devin B Johnson

July 9 at 10:48 a.m. - Spokane Police PACT Team Arrests Escapee Devin B Johnson

Spokane Police kick off summer youth league

July 9 at 9:30 a.m. - The 2015 edition of the Spokane Police Activities League (PAL) is underway. Sessions have begun this week at local parks and run through August.

Arrest made after SPD rifle stolen from officer's personal vehicle

July 7 at 2:29 p.m. - Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in the June 20th theft of an SPD issued rifle stolen from an officer’s personal vehicle.

Spokane Police Warn Regional Retailers of Scam Involving Go-Pro's

July 1 at 10:52 a.m. - Spokane Police Want to Warn Regional Retailers of Scam Involving Go-Pro's

Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest of Robbery Suspect

July 1 at 9:18 a.m. - Up to $2,500 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest of Robbery Suspect

June

Police Seek Help Identifying Davenport Grand Hotel Burglary Suspect

June 22 at 9:12 p.m. - Spokane Police are asking for help identifying a suspect in a burglary that took place the day before The Davenport Grand Hotel opened to the public.

K9 Non-Profit to Raise Funds for SPD's K9 Unit

June 17 at 9:48 a.m. - K9 Non-Profit to Raise Funds for SPD's K9 Unit

Spokane PD officers make arrest in isolated drive by shooting

June 13 at 10:07 p.m. - Officers believe the incident started over someone complaining about the suspects’ driving.

Special Victims Unit Detectives make arrest in sexual assault

June 12 at 12:58 p.m. - On Monday, June 8, 2015, a citizen turned over a video to Spokane PD that allegedly contained images of a sexual assault.

Spokane PD Responds to Two Serious Collisions

June 6 at 10:37 a.m. - On Saturday, Spokane PD responded to an incident near Sunset Ave and Government Way and another near Nevada St. and Queen Ave.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect from May 26th North Monroe Homicide

June 4 at Midnight - Spokane Police Arrest Homicide Suspect from May 26th North Monroe Incident

Richard Aguirre Taken into Custody for 1st Degree Murder

June 2 at Midnight - Richard Aguirre Taken into Custody for 1st Degree Murder

May

Video from STA Bus Shows Motorcyclist Ran Red Light

May 26 at 1:26 p.m. - Video from STA Bus Shows Motorcyclist Ran Red Light

Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

May 26 at 10:40 a.m. - Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

Spokane PD Captures Violent Subject

May 17 at 1:05 p.m. - Officers from the PACT (Patrol Anti-Crime Team) learned that the repeat offender was at a location in Spokane Valley and possibly armed.

Spokane Police Investigate Late Night Stabbing

May 15 at Midnight - Spokane Police Investigate Late Night Stabbing

Release of Name of Ofc. Involved in the Shooting of an Assault Suspect

May 14 at 3:52 p.m. - SPD Releases the Name of the Officer Involved in the 05/06/2015 Shooting of an Assault Suspect

Spokane Police Asking for help Locating a Missing Child

May 14 at 3:51 p.m. - Spokane Police Asking for help Locating a Missing Child

State, U.S. flags will be lowered Friday

May 14 at 10:48 a.m. - Governor Inslee has directed that flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff May 15 in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

SIRR Team Activated for In-Custody Death

May 13 at 12:21 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response (SIRR) Team is investigating an in-custody death that occurred this morning.

Graduation of BLEA Class #713

May 13 at 7:17 a.m. - For the first time since 2008, a Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) class will graduate from the Spokane Police Training Center.

Prostitution Sting conducted to improve East Sprague Neighborhood

May 9 at 7 a.m. - On Friday night, May 8th, Spokane PD conducted a “John” focused prostitution special.

SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

May 7 at 12:55 a.m. - SIRR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Law Enforcement Memorial Service Invitation

May 6 at 8:46 a.m. - Spokane Police Department welcomes the media and public to attend the 28th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony next Tuesday, May 12th at 11:30am.

Suspect in Bank Robbery in March now Charged w/another from February

May 5 at 5:36 p.m. - Suspect Arrested for Bank Robbery in March now Charged with another that occurred in February.

April

SPD Detectives ID Suspect in 1986 Homicide

April 30 at 10:35 a.m. - Detectives have recently developed suspect information in the homicide of 27-year-old Ruby Doss, who was found strangled in Spokane in 1986.

Suspicious Package Found to be Empty

April 25 at 6:42 p.m. - An observant citizen reported a suspicious object outside the Rock City Grill Saturday at Post/Spokane Falls Boulevard.

Attempted Murder Suspect in Custody

April 24 at 4:38 p.m. - Spokane Police detectives had requested the public’s assistance in locating Keantray D. Bryant-Muellner, 18, wanted for Attempted 1st Degree Murder.

Search for South Hill shooting suspect continues

April 24 at 11:27 a.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 18-year-old Keantray D Bryant-Muellner.

Spokane Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

April 22 at 2:17 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested 18-year-old Diandre R. Johnson in relation to Tuesday’s shooting near 13th and Grand.

Spokane Police Investigate Shooting Incident

April 21 at 10:26 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Tuesday night on the lower south hill.

Suspects in Browne's Addition Incident to Appear in Court Today

April 20 at 9:35 a.m. - Two men who crashed a vehicle in Browne's Addition and fled, with one burglarizing a home are being held in the Spokane County Jail.

Spokane PD Looks For Help To ID Two Burglary Persons of Interest

April 20 at 9:12 a.m. - Spokane Police detectives are looking to the public to help identify two persons of interest in a Residential Burglary incident.

Spokane Police Investigate Shooting Incident

April 19 at 2:56 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred this morning outside the Hells Angels Clubhouse.

SPD Identifies Suspects in Browne's Addition Collision, Assault

April 17 at 8:47 p.m. - Spokane Police have arrested two men after they crashed a vehicle in Browne's Addition, fled, and one burglarized a home and assaulted an officer.

Spokane Police Arrest Two After Attempting to Shoot Officer With Taser

April 17 at 4:42 p.m. - Two suspects fled a traffic stop, hit a vehicle in Browne's Addition, and one broke into a residence and attempted to shoot an officer with his taser.

Spokane Police Arrest N. Market Street Shooting Suspect

April 13 at 12:17 p.m. - The suspect, identified as Cameron J. Peterson (47) was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail for 1st Degree Assault.

Spokane Police Help Citizens Remove Drug House From Neighborhood

April 10 at 4:02 p.m. - The Department’s Civil Enforcement Unit shut down a nuisance home, which was the source of more than 100 calls for service in the past year.

Spokane Police Host Citizens Academy

April 10 at 12:07 p.m. - Spokane Police will offer the “Citizens Academy” with courses held every Wednesday from May 6 to June 8.

Spokane Police Arrest Suspect for Unlawful Imprisonment

April 7 at 9:02 p.m. - Jose L. Jiminez (42) is accused of grabbing an 11-year-old girl by the arm in Coeur d'Alene Park and refusing to let go.

Spokane Police Arrest Man After He Attempted to Abduct 13 Year Old

April 3 at 5:48 p.m. - Spokane Police have arrested 51-year-old Keith D. Hooks for Unlawful Imprisonment and Indecent Liberties.

"Safe-Zone" Offered at North Precinct

April 3 at Midnight - The goal of the “Safe-Zone” is to provide a safe location where people can conduct business transactions knowing that a police officer is nearby.

Spokane Police Locate Person of Interest in Death Investigation

April 2 at 11:13 a.m. - Investigation into the death of Christen (Crissy) Nichole DeMars, who died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, is ongoing.

Spokane Police Search for Person of Interest

April 1 at 3:14 p.m. - The search continues for a person of interest in the death of Christen (Crissy) Nichole DeMars, who died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

March

SPD Investigates Threat Reported at Jefferson Elementary

March 31 at 4:59 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to a telephone threat at Jefferson Elementary Tuesday. Nothing suspicious was located.

Spokane Police respond to suicidal man

March 30 at 4:28 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to reports of a suicidal man and negotiated with him for hours at a residence in west Spokane Monday.

SPD Officer Arrests Bank Robbery Suspect

March 25 at 6:19 p.m. - A Spokane Police Neighborhood Conditions Officer located and arrested a bank robbery suspect while the officer was on his way home from work.

SPD Asks for Public's Help to Locate Shooting Person of Interest

March 25 at 3:33 p.m. - Spokane Police are looking to the public to help locate a person of interest in the death of a woman who sustained a gunshot wound earlier this week.

Spokane PD Arrest Suspect in Chaps Burglary

March 25 at 1:09 p.m. - Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in the burglary of Chaps Restaurant on Feb. 22, 2015.

Woman found with gunshot wound dies of injuries

March 25 at 8:41 a.m. - The woman transported to the hospital Tuesday suffering from a gunshot wound has died as a result of her injuries.

SPD & Medics Respond to Trouble Unknown Call

March 24 at 12:44 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating an incident involving an initial report of unknown trouble at a north Spokane residence.

MACMA/SPD Form Work Group to Discuss Police-Citizen Contacts

March 23 at 3:37 p.m. - Members of the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs (MACMA) are working with SPD to address findings of a recent report.

Mayor and Chief Receive Final Letter from Use of Force Commission

March 23 at 8:26 a.m. - Spokane Police, as referenced in the Commission’s letter, has made great progress in the initiation or completion of all recommendations.

Citizens, SPD Initiate Effort to Continue E. Sprague Revitalization

March 4 at 9:49 a.m. - Neighbors, Spokane Police and the City are working together to reduce sex trafficking and continue to revitalize the East Sprague neighborhood.

Spokane Police Investigate Vehicle/Pedestrian Accident

March 3 at 9:31 a.m. - Police are investigating a vehicle/pedestrian accident involving a City of Spokane vehicle that occurred near S. Geiger Blvd. and S. Lewis St.

February

Spokane Police Employee Awards Ceremony is Tonight

Feb. 26 at 12:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department will recognize employees for their service to the Spokane community at the SPD Awards Ceremony Feb. 26.

Spokane Police Determine Report of Robbery, Assault was False Report

Feb. 19 at 8:17 p.m. - Spokane Police responded to and have investigated a report of robbery and sexual assault in N. Spokane.

Spokane Police Internal Affairs Investigation Complete

Feb. 18 at 2:37 p.m. - The investigation into two Spokane Police officers responding to an assault at Boots Bakery found no evidence of improper conduct.

SPD Looks to Public to Help ID Bank Robbery Suspect

Feb. 16 at 3:05 p.m. - Anyone with information on the identity of a bank robbery suspect is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

Mayor, Chief Deliver Final Update to Use of Force Commission

Feb. 13 at 4:51 p.m. - Mayor Condon and Chief Straub outlined the progress of Spokane Police in implementing the Commission’s twenty-six (26) recommendations.

Domestic Violence Family Justice Center Opens in Spokane

Feb. 12 at 3:59 p.m. - The Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Team (SRDVT) is now working together in one location, called the Family Justice Center.

Spokane Police Looks to Public to Help ID Assault Suspects

Feb. 12 at 11:59 a.m. - Spokane Police are working to identify two suspects in an assault Feb. 2 at a grocery store in the 3900 block of N. Market.

Spokane Police Arrest Two Robbery Suspects

Feb. 10 at 5:27 p.m. - Detectives have arrested two people in connection to this morning’s armed robbery of a gas station convenience store near 17th Ave. and Ray St.

City, County Partner to Replace Dispatch, Records Management System

Feb. 10 at 2:47 p.m. - The City of Spokane and Spokane County are partnering to replace the current computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS).

Shooting Suspect Tanner Located and Arrested

Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. - The suspect in a Jan. 26 shooting outside a north Spokane grocery store has been taken into custody in Montana.

SIRR Team Update: ongoing investigation; release of suspect name

Feb. 6 at 3:01 p.m. - The suspect accused of shooting at law enforcement in the incident, identified as Christopher R. Myers, 28, is in custody assault and firearm charges.

Spokane Police Search for Shooting Suspect

Feb. 6 at 10:06 a.m. - Spokane Police continue to investigate a shooting incident that occurred in the 3900 block of N. Market St. on the evening of Jan. 26.

Spokane Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

Feb. 6 at 9:19 a.m. - Spokane Police have arrested the suspect who is believed to have stabbed a woman while she was walking on W. 2nd Ave. on the night of Jan. 25.

Grand Opening of the Domestic Violence Family Justice Center

Feb. 5 at 2:27 p.m. - The Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Team (SRDVT) will now work in one location, called the Family Justice Center.

Spokane Police Release More Detailed Photo of Stabbing Suspect

Feb. 5 at 2:16 p.m. - Spokane Police released another photo of a suspect who is believed to have stabbed a woman while she was walking Downtown January 25th.

Additional Assault Witnesses Urged to Contact SPD

Feb. 4 at 4:56 p.m. - Several people, who are believed to have witnessed an assault Friday, are being asked to contact Police.

Spokane Police Investigate Car Prowling with Shots Fired

Feb. 4 at 11:20 a.m. - A vehicle prowling suspect may have shot himself Wednesday in an altercation with a resident of the neighborhood where he was allegedly prowling.

Spokane Police Arrest Two Suspects in Connection to Friday's Assault

Feb. 3 at 4:53 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested two men in connection to an assault that occurred in Downtown Spokane on Friday night.

Spokane Police Look to Public to ID Stabbing Suspect

Feb. 3 at 1:29 p.m. - On Sunday, Spokane Police responded to a business in the 400 block of W. Sprague on a report that a female at the location had suffered a stab wound.

Spokane Police Investigate Assault

Feb. 3 at 8:12 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating an assault that occurred in Downtown Spokane on Friday night.

January

SIRR Team Investigates Deputy Involved Shooting

Jan. 31 at 2:08 p.m. - A deputy involved shooting followed a traffic stop near Barker Road and Cataldo Avenue Friday night.

Spokane Police Arrest S. Hatch Homicide Suspects

Jan. 29 at 8:46 a.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested four individuals in connection to the homicide of 33-year-old Damien L. Stewart.

Spokane Police investigate homicide

Jan. 25 at 2:29 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating an apparent homicide at an apartment in the 500 block of S. Hatch.

Spokane Police arrest suspect in stabbing

Jan. 21 at 5:11 p.m. - Spokane Police have arrested a suspect in a stabbing that occurred this afternoon at an apartment complex near Downtown Spokane.

Chief Straub to walk in MLK Day Unity March

Jan. 19 at 8:50 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department will have approximately two dozen officers working to protect the safety of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March.

Spokane Police arrest homicide suspect hours after incident

Jan. 15 at 11:39 a.m. - Spokane Police arrested Michael W. Baesman for 2nd Degree Murder in connection to a Homicide this morning at the Downtowner Motel.

Spokane Police, River Park Square, Mobius to host Jr. Police Academy

Jan. 14 at 12:24 p.m. - Spokane’s first-ever Junior Police Academy event is Saturday, Jan. 24, at River Park Square.

Spokane Police Arrest Man for Attempted Murder

Jan. 9 at 7:54 p.m. - Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have arrested 23-year-old Avery Quin Zion Latham. He is currently in the Spokane County Jail.

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting in North Spokane

Jan. 9 at 12 a.m. - Police Investigate Overnight Shooting in North Spokane

Suspects Crash Car after Snatching Woman's Purse

Jan. 9 at Midnight - Suspects Crash Car after Snatching Woman's Purse

Robbery/Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Jan. 8 at Midnight - Robbery/Stabbing Suspect Arrested

SPD/CJTC News Conference to be Held on January 6

Jan. 2 at Midnight - SPD, in partnership with the WSCJTC, will hold a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, the first day of the Spokane Basic Law Enforcement Academy



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