Dec. 30 at 1:14 p.m. - Here’s a look at some of the changes SPD undertook to better address community needs, and other highlights.
Dec. 27 at 2:22 p.m. - SPD Major Crimes investigating a drive-by shooting Christmas Eve that injured an Uber driver and a passenger.
Dec. 23 at 3:18 p.m. - SPD asking for public’s assistance in locating missing endangered person
Dec. 21 at 8:39 a.m. - Anti-sex trafficking operation results in successfully removing a trafficked juvenile from the streets
Dec. 19 at 8:25 a.m. - SPD investigating shooting which left one person dead, another injured
Dec. 13 at 8:35 a.m. - SPD arrests two suspects in a weekend drive-by shooting
Dec. 12 at 9:59 a.m. - Report of active shooter at Lewis and Clark High School confirmed false
Dec. 8 at 4:01 p.m. - SPD arrests murder suspect in Airway Heights
Dec. 8 at 12:51 p.m. - SPD investigating two evening robberies in downtown area
Dec. 7 at 1:15 p.m. - Spokane man sentenced to 38 ½ years in prison for child rape
Dec. 6 at 1:56 p.m. - SPD arrests man who fired multiple shots in a busy area of Downtown Spokane
Dec. 5 at 8:48 a.m. - Spokane Police are currently looking for a man after an Officer Involved Shooting near the 1100 Block of East Illinois Avenue
Dec. 2 at 7:46 a.m. - Chris has been located thanks to a tip from a member of the public.
Dec. 2 at 7:43 a.m. - SPD responds to fatal shooting near Inland Empire Way
Nov. 29 at 2:02 p.m. - SPD streamlines process to report missing persons
Nov. 28 at 8:09 a.m. - Three smash and grab gun store burglaries in two nights over the holiday.
Nov. 21 at 8:49 a.m. - Update: Vulnerable adult found safe and cold.
Nov. 16 at 8:18 a.m. - The child has been located safely.
Nov. 9 at 3:25 p.m. - SPD has located the missing adult.
Nov. 9 at 2:05 p.m. - Suspect in 1982 murder in Spokane arrested in California
Nov. 3 at 8:34 a.m. - The warning period for the new School Zone Safety Cameras ends Nov. 7. The three cameras are at Ferris High School and Adams and Roosevelt Elementary.
Nov. 3 at 8:28 a.m. - Couple Shoplifts Thousands, Flees Law Enforcement, and Collides with Police Car Before Being Apprehended
Nov. 3 at 8:15 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating 82 year old Cleatis Pedigo.
Nov. 3 at 8:10 a.m. - SPD arrests suspect in Northeast Spokane shooting incident
Nov. 1 at 8:34 a.m. - Update. The child has been located.
Oct. 31 at 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.
Oct. 31 at 8:57 a.m. - The child has been located and is safe.
Oct. 28 at 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 at 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 at 10:09 a.m. - Initial SIIR release; Deputy involved shooting in Stevens County on 10-12-2022
Oct. 17 at 8:25 a.m. - Officer-involved shooting after suspect immediately opens fire on officers during arrest attempt
Oct. 5 at 2:38 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect in shooting near WADOT encampment
Oct. 3 at 12:17 p.m. - SPD’s Special Victims Unit makes arrest in apparent stranger rape
Oct. 3 at 9:17 a.m. - The warning period for three new School Zone Safety Cameras will be Monday, Oct. 3 to Monday, Oct. 31.
Sept. 26 at 8:36 a.m. - SPD needs your help looking for a missing vulnerable adult.
Sept. 21 at 4:33 p.m. - SPD investigating elaborate scam; attempting to locate additional victims
Sept. 21 at 9:11 a.m. - Please be on the lookout for this missing endangered person.
Sept. 16 at 4:59 p.m. - SPD arrests 2nd person in the murder of a man found in the truck of a vehicle last October
Sept. 14 at 8:23 a.m. - SPD investigating fatal stabbing downtown
Sept. 6 at 9:26 a.m. - Update: Sephora has been located and returned home safely.
Sept. 6 at 9:24 a.m. - Officer involved shooting in 2900 block of E Wabash
Sept. 6 at 9:22 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help locating Earl Gligor.
Sept. 6 at 9:20 a.m. - Sept. 2, Spokane police officers responded to the 3800 block of E Sprague Ave after receiving multiple 911 calls of a single vehicle motorcycle wreck.
Sept. 3 at 8:54 p.m. - N Division St closed between Wedgewood Ave and Lyons Ave.
Aug. 31 at 12:25 p.m. - SPD statement regarding conviction of Nathan Nash for charges of rape
Aug. 29 at 8:37 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest 5 suspects in a deadly shooting at Franklin Park in late August.
Aug. 26 at 7:41 a.m. - Update (8/25 18:00): The Spokane Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force has just taken Michael Trout into custody, See original press release.
Aug. 25 at 5:08 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is advising of a traffic closure for the intersection of Francis and Florida for an undetermined amount of time.
Aug. 25 at 4:46 p.m. - E Lyons OIS incident involving a Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy
Aug. 25 at 12:27 p.m. - SPD patrol officers responded to a shooting at Dutch Jake Park.
Aug. 23 at 8:04 a.m. - One person killed, suspect arrested, in late night shooting
Aug. 18 at 4:04 p.m. - Update: SPD identifies suspect in shooting at Riverfront Park
Aug. 17 at 3:11 p.m. - SPD use Taser to arrest downtown assault subject armed with a knife
Aug. 15 at 9:37 a.m. - Update: Roberson has been located and is safe.
Aug. 7 at 7:35 p.m. - Woman arrested for threatening to kill two people with a gun on E South Riverton Ave.
Aug. 7 at 2:45 p.m. - Mr. Nelson has been found.
Aug. 7 at 1 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing vulnerable adult.
Aug. 3 at 10:31 a.m. - The SIIR Team is investigating two separate, but related, law enforcement involved shootings that occurred early this morning.
Aug. 2 at 3:40 p.m. - SPD investigating an incident where a man was on fire and is badly burned
July 22 at 2:13 p.m. - SPD’s SPEAR Unit makes arrest of prolific identity thief
July 22 at 9:02 a.m. - MCU detectives arrested 32-year-old Stacy Gerber for murder 2nd degree stemming from the shooting death of Michael Materne.
July 21 at 8:40 a.m. - Arrest made in the July 17th shooting that left one dead and one injured.
July 6 at 9:11 a.m. - Taio has been located!
July 6 at 9:08 a.m. - SPD seeking public’s assistance in fatal hit-and-run collision
July 6 at 8:59 a.m. - Two local arterials closed for part of the morning commute.
July 1 at 5:33 p.m. - SPD’s Major Crimes Unit investigating body found in Rochester Heights Park
June 29 at 7:43 a.m. - Spokane police officers respond to Dwight Merkel Sports Complex after receiving multiple 911 calls about a large fight which led to a shooting.
June 27 at 2:39 p.m. - Despite the serious wounds, we are happy to report Officer Honaker has been released from the hospital and is beginning to recuperate.
June 27 at 9:17 a.m. - Despite being shot and sustaining multiple injuries, our SPD officer is in stable condition and recovering tonight.
June 23 at 11:08 a.m. - Increased safety patrols will be visible June 24-26 along Interstate 90 from Snoqualmie Pass to Spokane.
June 21 at 9:15 a.m. - Spokane Police looking for assistance in identifying vehicle and driver in early morning Commercial Burglary.
June 21 at 8:59 a.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult.
June 15 at 3:38 p.m. - SPD delivers required state training program to help officers stop unnecessary harmful behavior by fellow officers
June 15 at 8:50 a.m. - SPD’s Special Victims Unit (SVU) investigating morning sexual assault report
June 14 at 1:54 p.m. - SPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a domestic violence suspect
June 8 at 1:44 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department refers murder charge for the death of Kala Williams.
June 8 at 11:40 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing vulnerable adult
June 2 at 12:17 p.m. - Alert neighbor thwarts catalytic converter theft, leads to seizure of more than $100k in stolen property & breaks up stolen property trafficking ring
June 2 at 9:54 a.m. - Spokane Police Department needs help locating a missing 8 year old boy
June 2 at 9:52 a.m. - Juvenile arrested for a threat involving a local middle school
June 1 at 2:53 p.m. - SPD arrests suspect in Home Depot fire that caused millions of dollars in damages
May 31 at 9 a.m. - SPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing/runaway juvenile
May 20 at 4:21 p.m. - SPD set to help provide a safe and enjoyable Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade
May 16 at 11:26 a.m. - Nina has been located. Thank you to all that assisted.
May 16 at 11:22 a.m. - Spokane Police Department officers replace seven year old’s bicycle after it’s taken during robbery
May 10 at 8:16 a.m. - Good Samaritan assists in arrest of a suspect in a volatile incident where two suspects posed a significant threat to police and community
May 5 at 12 p.m. - SPD makes arrest in a series of drive-by shootings this week
May 4 at 9:07 a.m. - Spokane Police Department is asking for any help from the community to help locate Les Kremer.
May 3 at 8:42 a.m. - SPD responds to five-reported shootings on Monday night in just under two hours. One of the incidents resulted in a female being shot multiple times.
May 3 at 8:40 a.m. - Two repeat offenders with 21 prior felony convictions each arrested for multiple felonies after being located in a stolen trailer with guns and drugs.
April 29 at 1:13 p.m. - SPD arrests bank robbery suspect who used a stolen rental van as a getaway vehicle
April 21 at 4:55 p.m. - SPD Major Crimes Unit (MCU) collision investigators are asking the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle whereabouts.
April 21 at 2:22 p.m. - UPDATE: Police arrest 2nd suspect in a catalytic converter theft in late March, vehicle seized tied to additional catalytic converter thefts
April 19 at 8:05 p.m. - SPD investigating shooting in the 1600 Block of W Mission Ave.
April 18 at 9:51 a.m. - Woman arrested after throwing rocks through windows of a high school causing substantial property damage
April 15 at 5:13 p.m. - The arrest of a suspect in a catalytic converter theft today leads to the seizure of 3 vehicles and additional stolen property
April 12 at 10:13 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane leaves one male deceased
April 12 at 10:12 a.m. - More Charges for Impaired Driver who Crashed into the River
April 11 at 8:21 a.m. - Two unrelated shootings in less than an hour leave four victims, two are deceased
April 7 at 4:11 p.m. - Hit and run puts two people in the hospital
April 7 at 1:35 p.m. - SPD arrests prolific thief who purchased thousands of dollars’ worth of goods on credit cards stolen from vehicles
April 4 at 8:21 a.m. - Drive-by Shooting in North Central Spokane Sends Juvenile Male to Hospital with Life-threatening Injury
March 31 at 8:31 a.m. - Shooting in North Spokane sends one juvenile male to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
March 28 at 9:22 a.m. - Lengthy SPD drug investigation nets a huge amount of stolen property and drugs – one person arrested
March 24 at 12:34 p.m. - Traffic stop leads to arrest, recovery of stolen car, stolen gun, and a lot of drugs
March 22 at 1:38 p.m. - Mother and a juvenile arrested after drive-by shooting in Northwest Spokane
March 21 at 8:22 a.m. - SPD and U.S. Marshals are searching for a dangerous homicide suspect who has made known his desire to kill police officers and others
March 17 at 11:02 a.m. - A missing 5 year old boy who prompted an emergency alert is found safe curled up in a stranger’s car near his home.
March 16 at 4:52 p.m. - SPD seeking assistance in a felony hit and run of a police vehicle.
March 16 at 2:26 p.m. - RV fire turns to homicide investigation; MCU detectives actively investigating
March 9 at 4:49 p.m. - 12-year-old Willard Elementary student arrested after bringing gun to school
March 8 at 9:33 a.m. - Detectives investigating fatal shooting near 2nd and Maple
March 4 at 12:33 p.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 4 at 11:22 a.m. - Caught on video: Suspect with hundreds of prior arrests is caught breaking into a vehicle downtown. SPD Downtown NROs make arrest.
March 2 at 11:50 a.m. - Woman arrested for vehicular homicide after pedestrian death
Feb. 22 at 1:55 p.m. - Dayshift patrol officers recover multiple stolen vehicles, make multiple arrests, and recover a firearm during separate morning incidents
Feb. 21 at 8:20 a.m. - Three separate vehicle collisions result in one fatality, multiple injured persons, and two people requiring extrication.
Feb. 17 at 1:16 p.m. - Downtown argument leads to arrest of convicted felon, recovery of shotgun
Feb. 15 at 4:34 p.m. - SPD actively investigating 10 shootings in the last week
Feb. 15 at 2:48 p.m. - SPD responds to a drive-by shooting that results in the confiscation of a substantial amount of narcotics & thousands of dollars in counterfeit money.
Feb. 15 at 10:56 a.m. - Spokane Police respond to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on the South Hill that leaves one victim with life-threatening injuries
Feb. 14 at 2:55 p.m. - Escaped inmate caught in Spokane after fleeing from stolen vehicle
Feb. 11 at 8:38 a.m. - Quick response from Spokane Police Power Shift and Graveyard Patrol Officers spoil two separate unrelated burglary attempts within hours of each other
Feb. 7 at 7:46 a.m. - Stabbing in Downtown Spokane sends one to the hospital with life threatening injuries
Feb. 1 at 8:57 a.m. - On Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to 2020 E. Sprague Ave for a shooting.
Jan. 26 at 3:01 p.m. - Spokane Special Victims Unit detectives currently investigating incidents near Manito Park
Jan. 25 at 1:42 p.m. - Officer involved shooting after officers encounter male holding knife to toddler
Jan. 21 at 4:31 p.m. - Spokane Regional Safe Streets Task Force arrests two known juvenile gang members recovering items stolen in a robbery including a French Bulldog puppy
Jan. 21 at 2:28 p.m. - The BHU sees continued growth and success assisting people experiencing behavioral health crisis in its’ second year of operation
Jan. 20 at 1:33 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest suspect in a shooting that put one man in the hospital with life threatening injuries.
Jan. 18 at 8:37 a.m. - Stabbing in North Spokane sends two to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries
Jan. 12 at 4:39 p.m. - SPD volunteer programs for young people renamed and refreshed
Jan. 12 at 9:25 a.m. - Ex-husband arrested after attempting to burn down victim’s house during domestic violence incident in South Spokane.
Jan. 10 at 4:36 p.m. - SPD is currently investigating an assault/luring incident in the area of Rogers High School
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