Police Department News Releases for October 2022

Oct. 31

Happy, safe Halloween from SPD!

2:48 p.m. - SPD wants all little ghosts and goblins to enjoy this annual celebration and for everyone to be safe. You can do so by practicing basic safety tips.

SPD Seeking Assistance Locating Missing Child

8:57 a.m. - The child has been located and is safe.

Oct. 28

SPD announcing changes to processing of 911 calls

1:47 p.m. - In some situations citizens may not experience any difference in service, while the process for other calls will shift.

Oct. 24

SPD’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) investigating suspicious death

4:14 p.m. - On 10-23-22, just after 4 p.m., SPD received a call of a body found near the river in a remote location adjacent to the Peaceful Valley neighborhood.

Oct. 20

SIIR Team Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

10:09 a.m. - Initial SIIR release; Deputy involved shooting in Stevens County on 10-12-2022

Oct. 17

Officer Involved Shooting

8:25 a.m. - Officer-involved shooting after suspect immediately opens fire on officers during arrest attempt

Oct. 5

WADOT encampment shooting

2:38 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect in shooting near WADOT encampment

Oct. 3

SVU Detectives Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect

12:17 p.m. - SPD’s Special Victims Unit makes arrest in apparent stranger rape

Warning Period for New Speed Cameras Ends Nov. 1st

9:17 a.m. - The warning period for three new School Zone Safety Cameras will be Monday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Oct. 31.

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