May 15 at 10:39 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff
May 14 at 1:38 p.m. - Suspect smashes head against SPD vehicle, says he will claim it was the officer that hit him with his car. The incident was recorded on body cam.
May 14 at 1:26 p.m. - BHU has strong success despite adjusted services due to COVID-19 and an increased number of people in crisis during the statewide lockdown.
May 13 at 10:55 p.m. - Everyone is trying to make the best of the current situation due to COVID; unfortunately that includes scammers making fraudulent unemployment claims.
May 13 at 4:25 p.m. - Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.
May 12 at 1:33 p.m. - Suspect arrested for attempting to burn down house with ex-girlfriend asleep inside.
May 11 at 5:12 p.m. - SPD Officer responded to a commercial alarm in the New Construction Area of Lewis and Clark High School, located in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue.
May 11 at 5:09 p.m. - Driver arrested for DUI after causing a crash in the downtown area. The tow truck driver that responded to the crash was also arrested for DUI.
May 11 at 5:03 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest eluding suspect who drove northbound on N Division St., in the southbound lanes of travel, at speeds approaching 100 mph.
May 8 at 4:56 p.m. - Police respond to an alleged road rage shooting on HWY 195 and determine that the alleged victim had actually shot himself in the leg at his home.
May 8 at 4:53 p.m. - Suspect arrested for stealing and pawning multiple guitars during the month of December 2019.
May 8 at 8:37 a.m. - Reckless driver causes collision at Division and Indiana.
May 7 at 3:04 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer received a broken arm while taking a wanted man to the ground during a trespass and open / consume contact downtown.
May 6 at 8:47 p.m. - Truck theft thwarted by victim’s 14 year old daughter who chased down the vehicle on foot.
May 5 at 3:58 p.m. - Surveillance cameras, alert police officer, key to putting 19 time convicted felon back behind bars.
May 5 at 1:54 a.m. - Officers & citizens pulled a male from a car in the river. He was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries. South Riverton is now open.
May 4 at 5:34 p.m. - Three separate car thieves were arrested and/or released over the weekend perpetuating a chronic property crime spree plaguing citizens of Spokane.
May 4 at 5:29 p.m. - City residents to receive a resource flyer in their utility bill to help combat domestic violence
May 4 at 5:26 p.m. - Suspect crashes vehicle at E Hartson and Fourth Avenue while fleeing scene of a violent confrontation.
May 4 at 5:19 p.m. - Spokane Police request public assistance in identifying a south hill burglar.
May 4 at 1:54 a.m. - The victim received minor injuries after being attacked with a pitchfork
May 3 at 6:51 p.m. - Around 4PM, SPD received multiple reports of shots being fired on the East side of Cannon Park. Multiple people are being treated at area hospitals
May 1 at 5:14 p.m. - Several hundred people gathered to protest the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Officers were staged to monitor the event in order to keep the peace.
April 30 at 4:43 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department terminated Officer Kristofer Henderson.
April 22 at 4:15 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers make an arrest for Malicious Mischief when a woman throws eggs at cars from her fourth floor apartment downtown.
April 22 at 4:10 p.m. - Six grateful families receive a gift of food and more, thanks to the Spokane Police Department and other community partners
April 21 at 4:43 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested a suspect who slashed tires on eight different vehicles with a knife.
April 21 at 4:41 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest woman for threatening a man with, and discharging a Taser during an argument.
April 17 at 9:16 p.m. - SPD Collision Investigators are investigating an accident that occurred at the intersection of Nevada and Sanson a little after 4pm, Friday, April 17.
April 17 at 9:13 p.m. - A Spokane man who violated a Domestic Violence order of protection twice in two days was released a second time.
April 15 at 3:13 p.m. - Repeat felon arrested for possession of stolen motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.
April 9 at 11:37 p.m. - Officers were attempting to arrest a woman on warrants when her brother intentionally coughed in both officers' faces.
April 9 at 5:10 p.m. - Scam where criminals are using fictitious numbers, in calls/texts that show to a local bank in order to trick un-suspecting people out of their PIN.
April 9 at 12:52 p.m. - A Spokane couple was arrested for drug charges after they were observed using needles while at the pumps of a local gas station.
April 9 at 12:49 p.m. - Thieves arrested after a homeowner interrupts an attempted theft from the victims garage.
April 7 at 6:09 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is looking for assistance in locating a wanted subject.
April 3 at 8:03 p.m. - SPD has received two complaints of a citizen being approached by someone impersonating a police officer.
April 2 at 6:40 p.m. - Repeat offender arrested again just over two weeks after his most recent arrest. Charged with multiple counts of theft and identity theft.
April 1 at 6:32 p.m. - Officers respond to serious collision resulting in a major residence fire.
March 31 at 2:45 p.m. - Two men have been arrested for burglaries as a result of the Spokane Police Department’s Mission Emphasis Patrols.
March 31 at 2:39 p.m. - Spokane Police find stolen truck and three dirt bikes at local nuisance house less than an hour after they were reported missing.
March 30 at 6:36 p.m. - Downtown Precinct Officers make arrest in burglary from a low income housing complex.
March 27 at 7:16 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a March 25 homicide.
March 27 at 7:09 p.m. - A 19 year old male was arrested for intentionally shooting and shattering several windows at Garry Middle School.
March 26 at 7:52 p.m. - Spokane Police Department solves 35 years old murder with the help of genetic genealogy.
March 26 at 7:49 p.m. - A Spokane man with an extensive local criminal history is back in jail after committing an assault three days after being released from jail.
March 26 at 7:44 p.m. - PAC team working to catch a longtime Spokane repeat offender.
March 26 at 7:38 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department Domestic Violence Unit is asking for your help in locating two adults and their children.
March 25 at 3:21 p.m. - A Spokane Police Officer was injured this morning when a driver ran a stop sign and collided with his patrol car.
March 25 at 3:19 p.m. - Spokane Police Officers and a Spokane Police K9 catch a potential robbery suspect with help from some alert citizens.
March 23 at 6:35 p.m. - Spokane Police's primary role in supporting the governor’s stay at home order (covid-19) is to help educate the community about how to comply.
March 23 at 3:08 p.m. - Officers responded to North Town Mall for a theft. The suspect ripped a cell phone out of another customers hand and then took off running.
March 22 at 12:16 p.m. - Spokane Police Department adopts mission focused crime fighting with strong initial results.
March 19 at 7:38 p.m. - The female was arrested for the violent felony crime of attempt to elude (3 separate cases), threats to kill, and various misdemeanors.
March 18 at 7:50 p.m. - A shooting in northeast Spokane sends three to area hospitals, two for gunshot wounds and one for being struck by a vehicle.
March 18 at 3:14 p.m. - Two Men were recently given significant sentences after an incident where they shot multiple rounds at an occupied home.
March 18 at 3:11 p.m. - An occupied burglary occurred in northwest Spokane. The homeowner fired rounds at the suspects as they fled in a vehicle.
March 17 at 2:48 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for your help in locating a missing Juvenile.
March 13 at 12:33 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Charles Washington.
March 13 at 12:31 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating Brian Suominen.
March 13 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a suspect who had been driving it. He was eventually booked into jail on numerous charges and a warrant.
March 12 at 2:40 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from the Chief Garry Neighborhood.
March 8 at 10:19 a.m. - Spokane Police arrest Arson and Vehicle Theft suspect after she set fire to her apartment and later crashed a stolen vehicle.
March 5 at 4:25 p.m. - A serious crash at Freya and Upriver Drive sent three people to the hospital. The driver of one of the vehicle’s was later arrested for DUI.
March 3 at 5:24 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child from northwest Spokane.
March 3 at 5:20 p.m. - SPD responded to, and is investigating; two separate collisions between midnight and 4:30 AM, each collision resulted in a fatality.
March 3 at 5:18 p.m. - Spokane Police arrested two men who were driving a stolen BMW in the Lidgerwood neighborhood.
March 2 at 4:43 p.m. - The Major Crimes Unit and SPD officers have two people in custody for 2nd degree murder related to the death investigation at the Rodeway Inn.
Feb. 25 at 2:14 p.m. - Three juvenile males were arrested for the armed robbery of a convenience store.
Feb. 24 at 1:58 p.m. - Feb. 23, officers responded to Wellesley and Assembly for a single vehicle collision where two of the passengers were critically injured.
Feb. 20 at 10:49 a.m. - SWAT executes search warrant without incident, the MCU has taken over the investigation.
Feb. 19 at 4:11 p.m. - Violent offender with history of domestic violence is arrested for Second Degree Assault Domestic Violence & Fourth Degree Assault Domestic Violence.
Feb. 19 at 11:16 a.m. - SPD has seen an uptick in recent vehicle thefts; here are some tips to keep your property safe.
Feb. 14 at 9:32 p.m. - SPD responded to a shooting this afternoon. George Ellis (39), has been booked for 1st Assault-DV. The victim remains in critical condition.
Feb. 13 at 9:13 p.m. - Collision leads to the arrest of the driver for DUI, PCS and Suspended
Feb. 10 at 12:44 p.m. - Thanks to the generosity of voters, 14 new recruits have begun training at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy at the Spokane Police Training Center.
Feb. 6 at 12:43 p.m. - A neighbor called SPD after witnessing a female steal a package off his neighbor's front porch. The package was recovered & given back to the victim.
Feb. 5 at 3:24 p.m. - SPD respond to a reported shooting in an apartment. Officers located two males inside an apartment with obvious injuries and began first aid.
Feb. 4 at 4:02 p.m. - Northbound Crestline is closed between Hoffman and Wellesley as Avista restores power.
Feb. 4 at 3:55 p.m. - In December, SPD investigated an armed robbery at a T-Mobile store. A month later, an officer working patrol arrested the suspect for the warrant.
Feb. 3 at 1:15 p.m. - Spokane Police respond to the Spokane International Airport to assist the Spokane Airport Police Department with a DUI injury collision.
Feb. 3 at 1:14 p.m. - SPD responds to a shooting in the parking lot of the McDonalds at the corner of Market and Courtland. One man is dead and a suspect is in custody.
Jan. 31 at 1:12 p.m. - Car crashes into home in North Spokane, which results in only minor injuries to the driver.
Jan. 28 at 7:35 p.m. - SPD responded to reports of an accidental shooting. One adult male is deceased after life-saving efforts fail.
Jan. 28 at 7:34 p.m. - An unknown male approached several children at a school bus stop near N Victor St and W Lyons Ave and attempted to get the child to get into his car.
Jan. 27 at 12:29 p.m. - SPD responded to an armed robbery that occurred in the Lowe’s parking lot. A purse was stolen & the suspect was arrested by police a short time later.
Jan. 21 at 1:29 p.m. - The SPD Patrol Anti-Crime Team is asking for any help from the public in identifying the two men shown using stolen credit cards.
Jan. 21 at 12:55 p.m. - Spokane Police arrest a burglar who was stabbed by the victim when he attempted to enter her house.
Jan. 21 at 12:45 p.m. - SPD responded to a crash in Five Mile; the driver of that vehicle was arrested for Felony Hit and Run, 3 counts of Reckless Endangerment and DUI.
Jan. 21 at 12:37 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department is asking the public's assistance in locating a person who was involved in a Jan. 18 domestic violence incident.
Jan. 15 at 3:38 p.m. - Newly formed Spokane area law enforcement Behavioral Health Unit responds to woman in crisis.
Jan. 14 at 4:20 p.m. - The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team is investigating a deputy involved shooting in North Spokane.
Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. - Dozens of drivers going around police cars and cones yesterday caused additional issues for City personnel trying to get the roads reopened.
Jan. 10 at 4:20 p.m. - SPD Officers pursue driver after they attempted to ram an officer. Driver and passenger are in custody. A gun and drugs were found.
Jan. 8 at 1:09 p.m. - Spokane residents have been victimized while trying to purchase a vehicle during a private party sales.
Jan. 7 at 4:29 a.m. - An adult male was pronounced deceased on scene. The suspect vehicle was located abandoned about a mile from the scene
Jan. 2 at 2:01 p.m. - The Spokane Police Department, partnering with several local businesses and organizations, served 35 families including 91 children this Christmas.
Officer John O'Brien