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Spokane County
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Spokane, WA 99260
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Crime Prevention Unit

Crime Prevention UnitThe Spokane County Sheriff's Office Crime Prevention Unit consists of two deputies and the Neighborhood Watch Coordinator*. One of the deputies is assigned to the City of Spokane Valley. The Unit is committed to providing education that empowers the citizens of Spokane County to help deter crime and assist with enhancing public safety. These services are provided free of charge. 

*Neighborhood Watch is a program under S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort), a 501c3 non-profit organization supporting the Sheriff's Office.

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Educational Topics and Programs

  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Map your neighborhood
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Home and Business Security Surveys
  • Safe Streets / Nuisance Abatement
  • Crime Free Multi-Housing
  • Fraud and Identity Theft Prevention
  • Investment Fraud Prevention
  • Personal Safety
  • Internet Safety
  • McGruff the Crime Dog Programs and Child Safety
  • Firearms Safety
  • Robbery Prevention and Procedures
  • Retail Theft Prevention
  • Drug Awareness
  • Terrorism Awareness and Domestic Preparedness
  • Workplace Violence Prevention / Dealing with Hostile Individuals
  • Emergency Response Procedures (Evacuation vs. Shelter-In-Place)
  • Public Speaking
  • SARA Problem Solving

For more information contact:

  • Deputy Travis Pendell at (509) 477-6044
  • Deputy Chris Johnston at (509) 477-2592
  • Simone Ramel, Neighborhood Watch Coordinator at (509) 477-3055

Spokane County Crime Prevention Office

The Spokane County Crime Prevention Office is located at the Spokane Valley Mall. Enter the mall via the main mall entrance on the West side. Go up the escalators and turn left. We are next to Silver Safari across from the kids' play area. Please feel free to stop by if you are in the area. We are open every day, but please call to be sure we are in as our front desk is staffed by volunteers who may be unavailable due to illness or other commitments. Please give us a call at (509) 893-3934.