Dec. 30 at 4:38 p.m. - 2021 was full of challenges but also bright spots for SPD and we are pleased to highlight a few accomplishments.
Dec. 29 at 12:59 p.m. - DV stabbing in North Spokane
Dec. 22 at 1:34 p.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating an elderly male with Alzheimer’s who went missing last night from the 5 mile area.
Dec. 21 at 6:20 p.m. - SPD is asking for help locating Trevor Gormley. Probable cause was developed for 2 DV felonies. He should be considered armed & dangerous.
Dec. 21 at 11:58 a.m. - SPD holiday shoplifting emphasis making an impact on retail and property theft
Dec. 17 at 12:08 p.m. - DUI driver causes multiple collisions on way home from a Christmas party
Dec. 16 at 3:50 p.m. - SPD arrests two additional suspects in homicide from late November.
Dec. 15 at 1:36 p.m. - Spokane Independent Investigative Response Team is investigating an officer involved shooting with Spokane County deputies.
Dec. 13 at 5:14 p.m. - Seemingly unprovoked shooting leaves one dead in northwest Spokane
Dec. 13 at 3:22 p.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing vulnerable adult
Dec. 13 at 7:39 a.m. - Spokane Police officers responded to Downtown Spokane for the report of a shooting.
Dec. 6 at 7:33 a.m. - North Spokane shooting sends victim to the hospital with life-threating injuries
Dec. 6 at 7:32 a.m. - Male sent to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle and dragged two city blocks
Dec. 3 at 4:53 p.m. - 23-time convicted felon and prolific Spokane vehicle thief sentenced to multiple years in prison
Dec. 2 at 4:24 p.m. - SPD is launching a new program to combat package theft just in time for holiday shopping
Dec. 2 at 8:16 a.m. - Spokane man sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for child rape
Nov. 30 at 8:13 a.m. - Male rider deceased following motorcycle collision in East Spokane
Nov. 22 at 4:27 p.m. - Armed assault suspect gouges eye of K9 Haywire during arrest
Nov. 19 at 12:01 p.m. - Unrelenting determination coupled with advancing technology helped solve the rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl.
Nov. 17 at 3:56 p.m. - Woman deliberately struck by vehicle in downtown Spokane, suffers significant injuries
Nov. 12 at 4:27 p.m. - Vehicle taken during East Central car-jacking quickly recovered in West Central
Nov. 10 at 12:45 p.m. - SPD arrests multiple individuals, recovers firearms, in Valley search warrant service
Nov. 8 at 8:28 a.m. - SPD responds to assist downed ATF agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigating an OIS involving ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms) agent
Nov. 2 at 4:35 p.m. - Halloween home-invader arrested
Nov. 2 at 8:46 a.m. - Two SWAT standoffs in less-than 24 hours end peacefully after long hours of negotiations with volatile subjects
Nov. 1 at 3:27 p.m. - SPD arrests murder suspect after body is found in trunk of vehicle
Oct. 28 at 11:36 p.m. - Spokane Police Department investigates reports of threats of gun violence at local schools.
Oct. 25 at 12:02 p.m. - Multiple reports of phone scams targeting businesses/younger workers
Oct. 25 at 12:01 p.m. - Saturday night shooting sends juvenile to the hospital with gunshot wound
Oct. 20 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD responds to a man lying in the street with gunshot wounds
Oct. 19 at 10:41 a.m. - Sean has been located. Thank you for your assistance!
Oct. 18 at 11:38 a.m. - SVU responded to a local news outlet Sunday after a disturbing image/video appeared on the screens of viewers during the weather report.
Oct. 18 at 11:32 a.m. - SPD responds to three different shootings. One a drive by, one with three males randomly firing handguns in the air and one resulting in a fatality.
Oct. 18 at 11:29 a.m. - Investigation underway after deceased person is found Downtown
Oct. 14 at 2:49 p.m. - One person severely injured in evening stabbing
Oct. 12 at 2:19 p.m. - On October 12, 2021 just before 4:00am, SPD responded to the 1600 block of E. 1st Avenue for a reported stabbing.
Oct. 7 at 3:11 p.m. - Man arrested when a woman awoke to him standing in her bedroom on Oct. 3rd is arrested again two day later for entering another woman’s home
Oct. 4 at 2:32 p.m. - Four juveniles charged in the assault of a transient sleeping at the North Shopko
Oct. 1 at 3:16 p.m. - Series of drive-by shootings appear mostly unrelated and NOT random
Sept. 29 at 10:07 p.m. - Jerrilyn has been located and is safely back with family.
Sept. 27 at 5:23 p.m. - SPD seeks assistance in locating a dangerous male with a DOC Warrant
Sept. 27 at 8:31 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding a missing teen that left her home in North Spokane.
Sept. 24 at 5:16 p.m. - On September 24, 2021, 911 received multiple phone calls from residents of an apartment building in the 100 block of E. 2nd Avenue.
Sept. 23 at 4:33 p.m. - On 09-21-21 shortly after 4PM, SPD officers responded to the area of W 2nd Ave and S Jefferson St regarding an assault.
Sept. 22 at 7:18 p.m. - Please help with missing adult
Sept. 22 at 12:15 p.m. - Reckless driving ends in deadly crash
Sept. 20 at 5:17 p.m. - Unpaid drug debt leads to weekend shooting, no one injured
Sept. 13 at 3:46 p.m. - Two arrested for armed robbery after a vehicle pursuit on the south hill.
Sept. 10 at 2:23 p.m. - SPD responds to vehicle vs pedestrian collision downtown, victim succumbs to injuries at a local hospital
Sept. 10 at 2:21 p.m. - Early morning standoff ends with domestic violence victim safely removed from residence, suspect still outstanding
Sept. 8 at 8:58 a.m. - Two separate early morning collisions send two pedestrians to local hospitals in critical condition
Sept. 7 at 4:58 p.m. - Update: Jibril has been located and is back with his family.
Sept. 7 at 9:54 a.m. - Nearly 9 hour standoff with barricaded suspect concludes with arrest of convicted felon
Sept. 6 at 12:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing 71 year old male.
Sept. 3 at 3:51 p.m. - SPD officer’s actions attributed to saving lives during two separate medical emergency incidents
Sept. 2 at 8:26 p.m. - Attempted abduction of a 5 year old child is thwarted by vigilant neighbor.
Sept. 2 at 7:26 p.m. - Downtown shooting sends one to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
Sept. 1 at 8:43 a.m. - Samantha has been located and is safe.
Sept. 1 at 8:31 a.m. - 49-time convicted felon arrested on multiple felony charges relating to several domestic violence incidents
Aug. 26 at 1:01 p.m. - Serial child predator sentenced to 8 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to several felony charges in Spokane County Superior Court
Aug. 25 at 12:23 p.m. - Early morning standoff concludes with arrest for multiple felonies
Aug. 23 at 5:34 p.m. - SPD adopts online 911 reporting for non-emergency incidents
Aug. 23 at 10:22 a.m. - Update: Vicky has been located and is safe.
Aug. 23 at 10:13 a.m. - Spokane Police Department arrest 5 in connection with an attempted robbery that occurred in the downtown area early this afternoon.
Aug. 19 at 4:26 p.m. - Chronic downtown offender arrested after stalking a woman for months
Aug. 17 at 3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department makes arrest after citizen finds nude stranger inside residence
Aug. 16 at 10:03 a.m. - SPD arrests convicted felon on multiple felony charges stemming from domestic violence incidents
Aug. 12 at 2:18 p.m. - UPDATE: Daniel has returned home and is safe
Aug. 6 at 4:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department seeks assistance in locating a missing person with medical needs.
Aug. 6 at 4:04 p.m. - Suspect arrested after running in traffic, trying to light fires, tearing up sprinklers and swinging rebar in a park where children were present.
Aug. 5 at 1:47 p.m. - Mary has been located. Thank you for your assistance!
Aug. 4 at 2:08 p.m. - SPD response to former officer Nathan Nash's arrest.
Aug. 2 at 8:35 a.m. - Brian Scott Jones has been located and is in-custody.
Aug. 2 at 6:10 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased at the scene. One suspect has been arrested for murder
Aug. 1 at 1:28 a.m. - An adult male succumbed to injuries after being shot in the 400 block of W Sprague Ave
July 28 at 4:09 p.m. - Domestic violence suspect able to evade police as officers adhere to legislative changes
July 27 at 6:09 p.m. - 9-hour standoff ends with arrest of twelve-time convicted felon armed with machete. Multiple officers utilized exhaustive de-escalation tactics.
July 26 at 8:26 a.m. - Update: Mr. McMorris has ben located and is safe.
July 26 at 8:19 a.m. - SPD makes an arrest in a homicide at the Intermodal Center in Downtown Spokane
July 20 at 4:03 p.m. - Memorial to be dedicated to SPD officer shot and killed in the line of duty on the anniversary of his death 38 years ago
July 15 at 1:23 p.m. - SPD is seeking assistance from the public to identify two persons of interest regarding a recent stabbing incident
July 14 at 2:08 a.m. - Woman safely detained after attempting to break into residence, sitting precariously on 3rd story ledge
July 13 at 7 a.m. - SPD responds to call from an employee saying their boss was threatening to kill another employee
July 7 at 1:32 p.m. - Suspect arrested after throwing a lit gas can engulfed in flames toward an officer during a felony traffic stop.
July 6 at 5:07 p.m. - Update: Levi has been found.
July 6 at 5 p.m. - SPD encourages you to take some simple steps to have a safe 4th of July
July 6 at 4:58 p.m. - SPD working alongside multiple city entities to protect most vulnerable community members during the heat wave.
July 5 at 1:56 a.m. - An argument over fireworks escalated to the point where one adult male was stabbed
June 29 at 8:59 p.m. - Hostage Negotiators, SWAT, K9 and Drone assets used to safely take a wanted subject into custody for felony DV order violations.
June 29 at 7:43 p.m. - Carjacking suspect on the loose after crime spree nearly spans the breadth of the City.
June 24 at 3:10 p.m. - Property crimes drop when residents work with SPD and take proactive measures
June 24 at 3:04 p.m. - SPD arrests barricaded suspect after near four hour standoff
June 23 at 3:29 p.m. - SPD investigating early morning shooting which left one individual deceased, another critically injured
June 22 at 12:57 p.m. - SPD investigating fatality collision in the area of 2300 E. Trent Avenue
June 22 at 12:53 p.m. - Spokane Police suspect cannabis use in a serious injury collision. The driver of the suspect vehicle is charged with Vehicular Assault and DUI.
June 15 at 7:12 p.m. - Police officers respond to a no-contact order violation
June 14 at 5:16 p.m. - SPD tackling increase in violent crime with multiple arrests
June 11 at 5:02 p.m. - Officer responded to a report of a burglary call that turned into a domestic violence call near Rogers High School prompting an emergency alert
June 10 at 3:10 p.m. - Eastern State Hospital donates more than 300 stuffed animals to SPD Chaplaincy to assist children in trauma
June 7 at 10:54 a.m. - Standoff concludes with arrest of convicted felon, domestic violence suspect
June 7 at 10:51 a.m. - SPD provides new avenues for victims of older sexual assault cases to reach out for help in solving or resolving their cases
June 3 at 2:07 p.m. - Suspect arrested after breaking into downtown Convention Center and barricading himself in a bathroom
May 30 at 9:53 p.m. - A male approached a juvenile female in Spokane's Nevawood neighborhood
May 30 at 2:02 a.m. - Two people are deceased, and two more were transported to the hospital via ambulance
May 26 at 2:08 p.m. - Business owner views burglar on property via cell phone surveillance footage, SPD Officers respond and arrest 16 time felon
May 26 at 2 p.m. - SPD is seeking the public’s help identifying arson suspect
May 25 at 2:57 p.m. - Suspect with multiple felony convictions arrested in DV shooting
May 25 at 2:55 p.m. - Back to back incidents including a shooting that shut down a local school keep SPD officers running
May 21 at 5:25 p.m. - Alert employee of a local business calls 911 for help during an in progress Robbery
May 19 at 5:02 p.m. - SPD arrests burglary suspect responsible for multiple calls for service.
May 18 at 5:23 p.m. - SPD charges suspect with three felonies as a result of a Domestic Violence investigation
May 17 at 4:39 p.m. - Woman shot and killed in North Spokane after apparent road rage incident
May 17 at 4:36 p.m. - DTP officers make two felony arrests solving several crimes, develop an arson suspect, and recover a stolen bike, all within a span of about an hour.
May 14 at 5:43 p.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff
May 12 at 5:30 p.m. - One person has been seriously injured in a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian at Riverside and Stevens.
May 12 at 4:55 p.m. - Two recent domestic violence cases highlight the continued work of The Spokane Regional Domestic Violence Team
May 12 at 4:36 p.m. - Spokane Police are investigating a shooting with a victim that took place in the 1800 block of E Marshall around 7:30 PM.
May 10 at 10:01 p.m. - Over two dozen rounds were fired as multiple individuals exchanged gunfire near the intersection of Colton St and Wedgewood Ave
May 10 at 12:48 p.m. - Firearm discharged during domestic violence incident in North Spokane
May 10 at 12:45 p.m. - Alert citizens help SPD quickly arrest arsonist near TJ Meenach Bridge
May 5 at 12:10 p.m. - Mr. Mann has been located.
April 30 at 3:19 p.m. - SPD and regional partners put the brakes on road racing in North Spokane with a driving emphasis patrol
April 30 at 3:16 p.m. - SPD is seeking the help of the public in identifying multiple suspects responsible for defacing a downtown mural
April 30 at 3:11 p.m. - On April 26, 2021, downtown officers were patrolling the 100 block S. Division Street, as that area is a hot spot for criminal activity.
April 30 at 3:39 a.m. - One person was seriously injured in a shooting incident near Northtown Mall
April 27 at 5:12 p.m. - Elderly couple in upper 80’s and early 90’s burglarized and assaulted by suspect in multi night crime spree.
April 23 at 4:19 p.m. - Community partners help offer up a one-two punch with police and area youth
April 22 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police Department’s Duty to Intercede policy already includes most portions of proposed Senate Bill 5066
April 19 at 2:27 p.m. - March crisis calls up significantly, intervention efforts making for best possible outcomes
April 19 at 9:09 a.m. - A Spokane Police officer was involved in an OIS incident on April 17. The officer fired his service weapons at an armed vehicle prowling suspect.
April 16 at 6:47 p.m. - Update: The Spokane Police Department has located Janisa Collier, 11.
April 15 at 11:22 a.m. - A man was taken to the hospital for a potentially life-threatening injury after being shot during a home invasion robbery near SFCC
April 15 at 10:47 a.m. - Two family members engaged in a domestic violence argument over alleged stolen property, one brother goes to the hospital and one goes to jail
April 14 at 5:20 p.m. - Convicted felon goes on tire slashing spree leaving victims with hundreds of dollars of damage to deal with
April 13 at 4:03 p.m. - Beware of a phone scam where the caller claims to be Law Enforcement and asks you to purchase gift cards and provide the card numbers to the caller.
April 12 at 4:12 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department's Major Crimes Unit is investigating a death and a serious assault in the 5100 block of North Adams.
April 8 at 12:13 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating the robbery of a guest at a hotel in the 9600 block of North Newport Hwy.
April 7 at 8:08 a.m. - High-end bikes stolen but quickly located by Downtown Precinct officers.
April 2 at 3:34 p.m. - SPD and Gonzaga University Security work together to ensure safe and lawful celebrations surrounding Saturday’s NCAA game
March 30 at 4:18 p.m. - An automobile/pedestrian collision sent an elderly man to the hospital for a head injury.
March 25 at 3:28 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a man in connection with last week’s fire at a north Spokane church
March 23 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD officer calmly talks down a suicidal/delusional man and gets him the help he needs even after the man assaulted the officer
March 17 at 11:41 a.m. - Officers responded to a reckless driver call in the East Central neighborhood in which the driver was possibly armed.
March 16 at 5:18 a.m. - One person was pronounced deceased at the scene, while another was transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries
March 12 at 4:59 p.m. - Recently there has been an increase in “kidnapping scams” in the Spokane area. SPD wants the public to be aware of these scams and to report them.
March 10 at 3:20 p.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response Team is investigating an Officer Involved Shooting that took place on March 7, around 7pm in Chattaroy.
March 5 at 4:19 a.m. - 11-time convicted felon is found hiding in wall after multiple-hour standoff
March 4 at 3:48 p.m. - Two reports, of a female being shot lead police to Browne’s Addition where the victim was located and transported to a hospital for treatment.
March 3 at 11 a.m. - Police Strategies LLC commissioned for a study on SPD relations with community around gender, age, and race.
March 3 at 1:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate, Mary Cady-Kahlow, 13.
March 1 at 2:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Department would like assistance from the community to identify a burglar.
March 1 at 8:43 a.m. - Officers responded to a shooting call in North Spokane. No victims were shot but suffered injuries to their faces from being pistol whipped.
Feb. 24 at 2:40 p.m. - Suspect assaults and strangles victim before shooting out a window of her residence and fleeing the scene.
Feb. 24 at 2:35 p.m. - Two adults and a juvenile were arrested early this morning after an alleged burglary and drive by shooting.
Feb. 23 at 4:28 p.m. - Drive-by shootings on the increase in Spokane, SPD working cases diligently, seeking assistance from witnesses and the community
Feb. 22 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD officers arrest a suspect for stealing a catalytic converter just hours after the theft was completed.
Feb. 19 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD is asking the public for assistance with information in a drive-by shooting last night
Feb. 19 at 4:38 p.m. - BHU responds to thousands of people in crisis providing the best possible outcomes during a very challenging year for people with mental health issues
Feb. 18 at 3:22 p.m. - SPD would like the community to be aware of an increase of catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the city.
Feb. 14 at 3:53 a.m. - SPD arrests male for carjacking committed minutes after he was released from jail
Feb. 12 at 5:41 p.m. - Donna has been located!
Feb. 12 at 5:38 p.m. - Jung Kang has been located.
Feb. 11 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD needs your help in locating a missing juvenile girl who is possibly in need of her medication. She was last seen early Thursday morning.
Feb. 10 at 3:06 p.m. - The Patrol Anti-Crime Team has arrested three subjects for nine of the eleven Gonzaga University area burglaries during their winter break.
Feb. 9 at 11:08 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect after he flees from a routine traffic stop – leaving a trail of drugs and a gun.
Feb. 8 at 3:37 p.m. - SPD makes an arrest in the vandalism of Temple Beth Shalom in south Spokane, suspect is charged with a hate crime.
Feb. 5 at 10:12 p.m. - An adult male victim suffered multiple stab wounds after an argument, and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition
Feb. 4 at 1:47 p.m. - Ronald Kovach has been located and is safe!
Feb. 3 at 3:28 p.m. - SPD arrested a juvenile shooting suspect after surveillance video contradicted his statement claiming he had been the victim.
Feb. 3 at 3:23 p.m. - A suspected Fentanyl exposure sends three Spokane Police Officers to the hospital for treatment.
Jan. 29 at 11 p.m. - Andreus Thorson was last seen in the area of 1200 W Westview Ct in Northeast Spokane on 01-29-21 around 7:30PM.
Jan. 29 at 5:13 p.m. - SPD arrests a vehicle prowling suspect for stealing a firearm from a vehicle, after SPD recovers surveillance footage of him breaking into the car.
Jan. 29 at 11:37 a.m. - Spokane Police Officers test E-bikes while patrolling downtown Spokane.
Jan. 26 at 4:30 p.m. - On January 25th, 2021 around 2:00PM SPD was dispatched to the 2300 block of E. Rich Ave. in reference to the recovery of stolen property.
Jan. 19 at 7:57 a.m. - A message from City of Spokane Police Chief Craig Meidl regarding the upcoming inauguration and potential unrest
Jan. 19 at 7:55 a.m. - Officers investigated an attempted residential burglary in north Spokane on Sunday and eventually arrested and booked two suspects into jail.
Jan. 19 at 7:53 a.m. - Officers utilize their K-9’s, two nights in a row to end potentially dangerous situations, highlighting the importance of a well trained K-9 program.
Jan. 15 at 10:46 a.m. - Two porch pirates were arrested on Thursday evening after taking a couple packages off of porches and stealing the contents inside.
Jan. 14 at 5:04 p.m. - SPD cold case to be highlighted on national program this weekend
Jan. 11 at 4:20 p.m. - Fatal vehicle vs pedestrian collision in northeast Spokane
Jan. 7 at 1:13 p.m. - Several off-campus student residences were broken into and property stolen while they were gone on winter break.
Jan. 7 at 1:09 p.m. - Patrol officers investigate 2 robberies in downtown Spokane. Officers locate and arrest the 18-year-old suspect about 15 minutes after the incidents.
Jan. 6 at 10:29 a.m. - The Spokane Independent Investigative Response (SIIR) Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting in north Spokane.
Jan. 5 at 4:11 p.m. - Burglary victim who watched her home being ransacked via Ring camera calls police and helps identify suspect leading to his arrest.
Jan. 5 at 4:08 p.m. - A Domestic Violence subject was arrested for felony assault after attacking his girlfriend with an axe. The victim sustained serious injuries.
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