Available for interviews beforehand
Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 8:50 a.m.
***Chief Straub will be available for media interviews today at 9:50 a.m. at the INB Preforming Arts /Convention Center (intersection of Spokane Falls Blvd. and Bernard St.).
The Spokane Police Department will have approximately two dozen officers working to protect the safety of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March, which starts at 10:00 am, at the INB Preforming Arts/Convention Center (intersection of Spokane Falls Blvd. and Bernard St.), will move in a different, more circular route this year.
From its start at the intersection of Spokane Falls Blvd. and Bernard St., the march will head west, crossing Spokane Falls Blvd., Washington St., Stevens St., and Howard St. The march will turn south on Wall St. toward W. Main Ave. and then east on W. Main Ave., crossing Howard St. and Stevens St.. The march will turn north on Washington and east on Spokane Falls Blvd., ending at the INB Preforming Arts /Convention Center.
Officer John O'Brien