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Washington Department Set to Update its Use-of-Force Policy

June 28, 2018
Chief Craig Meidl said that most of the department is already using the proposed principles and tactics — including using time, distance, cover and de-escalation — but said that some officers who “could benefit from those being codified in an official policy.”

WA Police to Add Suppressors to Rifles to Prevent Hearing Damage

October 13, 2017
Rifles carried by Spokane, WA, police on patrol will soon be equipped with suppressors, a move the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage.

WA Sheriff Slams Media for Making School Shooters Famous

September 15, 2017
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich held a press conference Thursday afternoon to update people on the investigation into the fatal shooting at Freeman High School in Rockford, WA, and spoke briefly about how he believes the media are partially to blame for school shootings.

WA Deputy Jumps in Patrol Car Trunk to Avoid Deadly Vehicle Strike During Pursuit

August 7, 2017
Video footage shows Deputy Sky Ortiz laying down spike strips on the freeway. The suspect's white pick-up races onto the screen, swerves around the deputy's vehicle and nearly collides with him. Deputy Ortiz jumped into the car's open trunk to escape being hit by the pick-up. More Here.

Video: WA Deputy Jumps in Patrol Car Trunk to Avoid Deadly Vehicle Strike During Pursuit

August 7, 2017
Video footage shows Deputy Sky Ortiz laying down spike strips on the freeway. The suspect's white pick-up races onto the screen, swerves around the deputy's vehicle and nearly collides with him. Deputy Ortiz jumped into the car's open trunk to escape being hit by the pick-up.

Washington SWAT Sergeant Wounded in Standoff, Suspect Killed

March 8, 2017
A Spokane County (WA) Sheriff's Office sergeant was wounded during a standoff in the town of Colbert Monday night; the suspect was killed.

Video: Washington Officer Rescues Woman from Burning Car

January 23, 2017
Once Novak said she could not get her door open through a window, Officer Schwering took out his baton and started beating on the window of the door.

Washington Officer Rescues Woman from Burning Car

January 23, 2017
Once Novak said she could not get her door open through a window, Officer Schwering took out his baton and started beating on the window of the door.

Spokane Expands Police Chief Search Process

August 23, 2016
On Monday, the same day Craig Meidl was expected to be confirmed as Spokane's next police chief, the Washington city announced it would be extending the search process.

Spokane Police Training Bloodhound to Find Lost Children

April 29, 2016
Donations to K9 Support Northwest, a local nonprofit, paid for Daisy’s purchase and a week of training with Reynolds in California. The organization’s founder, Carla Blazek, is a dog-lover and a frequent contributor of photography to Police Magazine who has shot photos of local police dogs for several years.

Taking the Lead

April 7, 2016

The Spokane (WA) Police Department's nearly 290 officers patrol the City of Spokane's 76 square miles. The agency's K-9 unit provides support to department officers as well as other regional law enforcement agencies through searching buildings and vehicles, apprehending suspects, tracking fleeing suspects, and protecting officers.

Spokane Use-of-Force Commission Praises Police Progress

February 17, 2015
In its final meeting before it disbands, the city’s Use of Force Commission lauded the improvements made by the Spokane Police Department in the last two years.

Video: Spokane Police Shoot Man who Crashed Crime Scene

May 1, 2014
A man crashed through police barricades in Spokane, Wash., and allegedly threatened officers with a weapon before being fatally shot by police.

Wash. Mayor Can Now Hire, Fire Command Staff

April 9, 2013
Top Spokane Police Department administrators can now be removed by Mayor David Condon, after the City Council granted him broad new powers on Monday.

Wash. Officer Gets 4-Year Sentence In Man's Death

November 16, 2012
A judge sentenced a Spokane (Wash.) Police officer to more than four years in prison on Thursday for using excessive force on a disabled janitor.

Wash. Cop Convicted In Excessive Force Case

November 3, 2011
A former Los Angeles police officer working in Spokane, Wash., was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday of using excessive force in the beating of a mentally ill man who died after being struck with batons, hogtied, shocked and smothered.
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