Ofc. Teresa Fuller, 509.835.4568, email@example.com
Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 5:20 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the shooting of Kevin McDaniels, a suspect who had a federal warrant for his arrest for a probation violation on firearms charges.
The involved officers, Senior Police Officers Todd Brownlee, Jamie Pavlischak, Craig Hamilton and Officers Seth Killian and Shane Phillips, have a combined 55 years of experience with the Spokane Police Department with a total of over 75 years of law enforcement involvement.
Prior to his time as a Spokane Police Officer, Officer Seth Killian was an officer with Daytona Beach Police Department in Florida for over 5 years. At DBPD, he received a Medal of Valor, a Medal of Merit, and numerous Chief’s Citations. He has been a Spokane Police Officer since March of 2014.
Prior to his time as a Spokane Police Officer, Officer Shane Phillips was a reserve officer for both Cheney and Spokane Police Departments. He was also an officer with Milton Freewater Police Department in Oregon for over 3 years. He has been a Spokane Police Officer since December of 2013.
Officer Phillips has received the following award:
Prior to his time as a Spokane Police Officer, Officer Todd Brownlee was a trooper with Idaho State Patrol for 10 years. He has been a Spokane Police Officer since September of 1996.
Officer Brownlee is currently a member of the TAC (Tactical) Team and the Dignitary Protection Team.
Officer Brownlee has received the following awards & commendations:
Prior to his time as a Spokane Police Officer, Officer Craig Hamilton was a reserve officer for Spokane Police Department. He was also a deputy with Spokane County Sheriff’s Office for over 3 years. He has been a Spokane Police Officer since February of 2002.
Officer Hamilton is currently a member of the US Marshall’s Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force as a K9 Handler and Washington State Patrol’s Cannabis Eradication Team.
Officer Hamilton has received the following awards & commendations:
Officer Jamie Pavlischak has been a Spokane Police Officer since February of 1993.
Officer Pavlischak is currently a Team Leader for the Emergency Response Unit (ERU).
Officer Pavlischak has received the following awards & commendations:
Officer John O'Brien