Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 3:31 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is releasing the names of the officers involved in the July 3rd, 2017 Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) incident involving a man armed with a firearm in the 5900 block of south Mount Vernon Street. Officers Kelsey Scott and Caleb Martin fired their firearm striking Daniel Craven (53) who later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
Officer Kelsey Scott was hired by the Spokane Police Department in May of 2014. Prior to her time as a Spokane Police Officer, Officer Scott was an SPD Reserve Officer for nearly a year. Officer Scott received a letter of commendation from an AMR supervisor in June of 2016. Officer Scott graduated from the Criminal Justice program at Spokane Community College.
Officer Caleb Martin was hired was by the Spokane Police Department in July of 2016. Officer Martin graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy and has worked patrol since graduation. Officer Martin studied at Maricopa Community College and Spokane Community College.
Original news release from the OIS can be found here.
Officer John O'Brien