Posted on: February 24, 2017

Prolific Crime Fighting Team Set to Retire

Prolific Crime Fighting Team Set to Retire

Probably the most well-known K9 in the area, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office K9 Laslo is retiring March 1, 2017 and his partner, after accepting a promotion, Corporal Jeff Thurman will being a new chapte...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Countywide State of Emergency Lifted

Spokane County Public Works/Engineers Office

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Countywide State of Emergency Lifted

SPOKANE COUNTY, February 24, 2017 – After evaluating field conditions and the weather forecast, Pu...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Female Charged with Multiple Counts of Possessing Child Pornography

Female Charged with Multiple Counts of Possessing Child Pornography

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Sexual Assault Unit Detective Scott Streltzoff arrested 33-year-old Shannon M. Travis charging her with fifteen counts of Possession of Depictions...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

“Tip”: Detectives Attempting to ID Citizen who Helped Motorist

“Tip”: Detectives Attempting to ID Citizen who Helped Motorist   

Following up a “Tip”, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Major Crime Detectives are attempting to identify a motorist that stopped to help an...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Training teaching new Spokane deputies how to talk to strangers

Thank you KHQ & Joe McHale for helping inform our community about the new and great training we offer our deputies.

Training teaching new Spokane deputies how to talk to strangers  Watch Video Here

SPOKANE, Wash. - With a lot of recent attention on off...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Spring Citizen’s Academy with an all new class format, including some “hands-on” training scenarios

Have YOU ever wondered what takes place AFTER you see news report regarding a critical incident or officer involved shooting?  Ever thought about what it’s like, actually going through our training? Do you want to know the truth regardi...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Armed Suspect Arrested after Early Morning Pursuit

Armed Suspect Arrested after Early Morning Pursuit

Spokane Valley Corporal Jeff Thurman and his partner K9 Laslo arrested 42-year-old Thomas E. Lenocker after a pursuit of a stolen Jeep pulling a stolen trailer and foot chase.  Lenocker, a convict...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Seasonal Weight Restriction Signs & Enforcement

Seasonal Weight Restriction Signs & Enforcement

As we eagerly await sunny days and warmer temperatures, our roadways go through the damaging effects of the freezing and thawing weather cycle.  We all hate dodging potholes or being delayed by the i...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Assault/Robbery Suspect is Combative and Spits on Deputies

Assault/Robbery Suspect is Combative and Spits on Deputies

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies, investigating an assault call at the Flying J in West Spokane County, arrested 25-year-old Shane A. Sleep for Robbery 1st Degree, two count of Assault 3rd D...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Attention to Prevention-Help Reduce Property Crimes

Attention to Prevention-Help Reduce Property Crimes

You or someone you know has probably been a victim of property crime. Criminals are out roaming our streets and neighborhoods looking for an easy opportunity to steal property you worked hard to purchase ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Roadway Open After Serious Injury Collision

Roadway Open After Serious Injury Collision 

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the scene of a two car, serious injury, collision on 32nd Avenue, west of SR27 just before 1:30 p.m.  While Traffic Investigators worked to determine the cause ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Misguided Valentine’s Day Wish Leads Wanted Felon to Jail

Misguided Valentine’s Day Wish Leads Wanted Felon to Jail

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brad Humphrey arrested 31-year-old Woodrow B. Bearchild after he lead deputies from the West Plains to Spokane during a pursuit.  Bear...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Suspect Arrested for Stealing Funds from Memorial Fund

Suspect Arrested for Stealing Funds from Memorial Fund

Spokane County Sheriff’s Investigative Task Force Detective Tamie Spitzer arrested 36-year-old Katie M. Rafter for Theft 1st Degree in relation to a month long investigation involving funds donat...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Hometown Heroes: SIRT Volunteer Lana Emery

Hometown Heroes: SIRT Volunteer Lana Emery

We are so Thankful for Lana Emery and ALL the SIRT Team & SCOPE volunteers.  We absolutely couldn’t do our jobs without your help!!

KHQ Video Here

Thank you Lana!!  We will miss you but wish you ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

New Scams Warnings, Same Old Story

New Scams Warnings, Same Old Story

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police continue to ask for your help.  We continue receiving reports of scammers calling and sometimes victimizing our fellow citizens. 

What can you d...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Seasonal Weight Restrictions on County Roads Begin Soon

Spokane County Public Works Department Announcement:

Seasonal Weight Restrictions on County Roads Begin Soon 

SPOKANE COUNTY, January 26, 2017 – The Spokane County Public Works Department announced today that seasonal weight restrictions could be...

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