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S.C.O.P.E. Stations Support National Night Out

Posted Friday at 8:24 AM.
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 is the 32nd Annual National Night Out Against Crime and County S.C.O.P.E. (Sheriff Community Oriented Policing Effort) stations welcome citizens to attend their parties! The following stations will b...read more

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On July 26th, 2015, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies and Spokane County Sheriff’s Air 1 responded to a large fight call (estimate of 50-74 people) at 10101 E. Main Avenue in Spokane Valley. Ai...read more

 

Spokane Valley Deputy Receives Lifesaving Award

Posted Thursday at 11:11 AM.
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Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Randy Watts was honored yesterday and presented with a Lifesaving Award by the Spokane Valley Fire Department.

A Spokane Valley Firefighter nominated Deputy Watts for the award du...read more

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Our SCOPE Volunteers are AWESOME!!

Posted Wednesday at 10:04 AM.

We couldn’t be as effective for you if it wasn’t for SCOPE. Please take a minute to watch this KREM2 report by Ryan Simms and say thank to ALL of our wonderful Volunteers. If you'd like to know more about SCOPE our woul...read more

 

SIRR Team Release Officer Involved Shooting

Posted Monday at 12:58 PM.
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The Spokane Investigate Regional Response (SIRR) Team is investigating a Spokane Police Officer involved shooting in North Spokane.

The incident began at approximately 7:22 a.m., this morning when a burglary alar...read more

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On July 22nd, 2015, members of the Spokane Valley Investigative Unit, Spokane County Sheriff’s Investigative Task Force, SWAT Team and Patrol Deputies served a search warrant at a residence located in the 4200 block of Eas...read more

 

On July 22nd, 2015, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop of a motorcycle. The driver fled and after a vehicle and foot pursuit, they eventually caught the driver...read more

 

Can You Help?

Posted 7/22/2015 at 3:15 PM.
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The Salvation Army Press Release:
Cenex ZipTrip Stores Set to Raise Money For Backpacks & School Supplies!

Spokane, WA. - As temperatures continue to rise, Backpacks For Kids is starting to heat up too...read more

 

Detectives Investigating In-Custody Death

Posted 7/13/2015 at 7:05 PM.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives are investigating the death of an inmate this evening at the Spokane County Jail.

At approximately 4:33 p.m., a Spokane County Corrections Office...read more

 

Eluding Suspect Cannot Hide from K9 Deacon

Posted 7/13/2015 at 11:22 AM.
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On July 11th, 2015, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Wallace observed a white Ford pickup fail to stop for a red light at the intersection of Park Road and Mission Avenue in Spokane Valley. After a short pursuit, th...read more

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On July 12th, 2015 at approximately 12:40 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in the area of 30th Avenue and Bowdish Road in Spokane Valley.

When deputies arrived, the...read more

 

Only (2) Free Boater Education Classes left

Posted 7/10/2015 at 10:48 AM.
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Only (2) Free Boater Education Classes left this summer!! The classes are offered by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and you can pre-register at read more

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On July 8th, 2015, a reckless driver, later identified as 30-year-old Jakob B. McMath almost struck a deputy’s marked patrol car and continued to drive recklessly as he tried to evade capture in North Spokane County. McMat...read more

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie Boyle
June 9, 2015

The Arc of Spokane Joins Law Enforcement, Victim Service Providers and Attorneys for Training Involving Interactions with People wit...read more

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Traffic Unit Investigators are asking the public for information regarding a vehicle/pedestrian hit and run collision that occurred on Sunday, June 7th, 2015 just after 3:00 a.m. in Deer Park.

The adult mal...read more

 

Shoplifting Female Flees and Leaves Children

Posted 7/7/2015 at 12:42 PM.

On July 3rd, 2015 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Stan Kravtsov responded to a reported theft at Home Depot located at 5617 East Sprague in Spokane Valley.

A store Loss Preventio...read more

 

** Update 07/09/2015 ** Here's a SPD Press Release, their PACT Team did a great job following up on a "tip" and arresting Johnson!!

Spokane Police Patrol Anti-Crime Team (PACT) members, acting on a tip, found an...read more

UPDATE:  Valley Deputies Attempting to Locate Work Release Inmate with Stolen Spokane County 2002 Ford Ranger WA 82263C image 1
 

On May 23, 2014, at approximately 10:24 pm, 15-year-old Ryan Holyk was fatally injured in a bicycle accident that occurred in the intersection of East Sprague Avenue and North Vista Road in Spokane Valley.

Thre...read more

 

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich provides information regarding local threats, extremists and the myth of police militarization on June 29, 2015 in the CVHS auditorium.

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This is a copy of the letter from the attorney representing the family of Ryan Holyk, Michael Maurer, stating they do not support the statements or positions taken by the Rattlesnake Motorcycle Club (Michael Scott Maclay...read more

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