Police Department News Releases for August 2016

Aug. 29

School Starts Tomorrow; Twenty is Plenty

1:48 p.m. - With the start of the new year for Spokane Public Schools tomorrow, SPD is reminding drivers that “20 is Plenty” in school zones.

Aug. 26

Suspect Taken into Custody after Firing on Officers and Neighbors

10:28 p.m. - SPD took a man into custody after a standoff that lasted over 2 hours.It started as a shooting call.

Aug. 25

Major Crimes Investigates Shooting that left One Victim Injured

3:26 p.m. - Major Crimes along with members of the Safe Streets Task Force are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1500 block of w. Sharp this morning.

Aug. 24

SPD's Enhancing the Survival Mindset Classes Open for this Fall

4:44 p.m. - SPD is offering the ESM women’s self-defense class this fall. ESM offers participants self-defense & safety awareness training by our officers.

Aug. 21

UPDATE: Major Crimes Detectives Arrest Suspect in Manito Park Shooting

6:02 p.m. - Major Crimes Detectives arrest suspect in Manito Park Shooting

Aug. 20

Shooting in S. Manito Park

4:03 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Shooting in N. Manito Park

4:02 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Shooting in Manito Park

4:01 p.m. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating a shooting in Manito Park today. The victim has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Aug. 19

Another Neighborhood Works with SPD to Shut Down Problem House

1:32 p.m. - A neighborhood in the Seven Mile area has come together, worked closely with SPD, and has successfully closed a chronic nuisance house.

Aug. 16

24th Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show is this Saturday

5:25 p.m. - The Annual Cops n’ Kids Car Show is this Saturday, Aug. 20th, from 7 pm-11 pm at Riverside and Washington in downtown Spokane.

End of the Year PAL BBQ this Thursday

3:43 p.m. - PAL players and their families are invited to join our end of summer BBQ celebration this Thursday, August 18, from 11:30am- 2:30pm at Liberty Park

Aug. 9

#SpokaneStrong Neighborhood Safety Outreach Campaign Launches

4:12 p.m. - The City of Spokane is partnering with Spokane C.O.P.S. to launch the #SpokaneStrong Neighborhood Safety outreach campaign.

Aug. 7

Officers Make Quick Arrest in Stabbing with Help from Alert Citizens

11:08 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers arrested a suspect in a stabbing less than 10 minutes after the crime was reported this evening.

Aug. 6

Spokane Police Investigating Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash

3:10 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in the 500 block of S. Browne St.

Aug. 5

Patrol Makes Quick Arrest in Robbery with Help from Alert Citizens

7:21 p.m. - Spokane Police Patrol Officers arrested a suspect in a robbery less than an hour after the crime was reported this morning.

Aug. 4

NEW Level II Citizen's Academy Offered this Fall

5:14 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is excited to announce that a BRAND NEW Level II version of the Citizen’s Academy will start October 13th, 2016.



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