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STRUCTURE FIRE WITH FATALITY
On Monday, May 26 2010 at 0208 AM a single District 4 Fire Company responded to a report of smoke in the area of 7 East Chattaroy Road. When the company arrived at the scene, the...read more
Early this morning, at approximately 2:40 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Eaton responded with several additional deputies to a call of a male attempting to force his way into a residence located in the 1110...read more
If you are between the ages of 16 and 21 and considering a career in law enforcement, we would like to meet you!!
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Program is a great way for individuals interested in law enforcement t...read more
If you’re planning to enjoy the warm weather out on our lakes and rivers, wear your LIFE JACKET. Have an enjoyable summer, not a tragic one!!
A big thank you to the Spokane Board of ASIS International for their $500 donation to our K9 Unit!! Deputy Jason Hunt and his partner Gunnar attended to accept the donation along with Sheriff Knezovich. Donations like thi...read more
On Sunday May 17th, 2015, just prior to 8:00 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Eaton responded to the area of 27th Avenue and Skipworth in Spokane Valley to investigate a citizen’s report of possible drug activity....read more
On May 15th, 2015, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported burglary in progress at a residence located in the area of the 8300 block of North Five Mile Road. An alert citize...read more
We were delighted to meet with Jolene Nowakowski and her daughter, Allie, last Tuesday afternoon. Ms. Nowakowski contacted us several weeks ago and wanted to donate blankets she made for the children of law enforcemen...read more
The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office has determined that Spokane Police Officers were justified in the use of deadly force against Aaron Johnson on January 16, 2014, and no criminal charges will be filed.
FBI Releases 2014 Preliminary Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty
Washington, D.C.May 11, 2015 • FBI National Press Office(202) 324-3691
Preliminary statistics released toda...read more
JOINT PUBLIC SAFETY
Spokane Police ** Spokane Fire ** Spokane County Sheriff’s Office
SMALL AIRCRAFT WITH TWO OCCUPANTS CRASHES INTO SPOKANE RIVER
May 7, 2015
Deputy Chief And...read more
During this year’s Spring Combined Washington and Idaho K9 seminar, Spokane County Sheriff’s K9 Unit teams won several awards for their outstanding performance during the competitions.
Deputy Jeff Thurman and K...read more
The Spokane Investigative Regional Response Team (SIRR) is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred last night, May 6th, 2015 at a residence located in the 5500 block of North Ash in the City of Spokane....read more
The 28th Annual Law Enforcement Ceremony to honor all law enforcement officers, local, state, federal, and tribal who have died in the line of duty since 1854, will take place on May 12, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. at the Publi...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
“ALERT Spokane” Tests Scheduled for May 5-7th
SPOKANE COUNTY, May 5, 2015 – Testing of ALERT Spokane, the Spokane County emergency notification system, will occur on May 5-7th, betwee...read more
U. S. Department of Justice
United States Attorney
Eastern District of Washington
PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED FELON SENTENCED
TO 92 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON
Spokane – Michael C. Ormsby, Unite...read more
Spokane County Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives are investigating the death of an inmate at the Spokane County Jail.
At approximately 2:50 p.m., a Spokane County Corrections Officer found an inmate, who wa...read more
We are Hiring Entry, Intermediate and Lateral Deputies!!
This bonus is paid out in two payments: 50% of the bonus will be paid on the next regularly scheduled pay date after your first day of employment wit...read more
On April 27th, 2015, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Smith arrested 38-year-old Emilio J. Ruelas for drug and stolen property charges while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle....read more