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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Motorcycle/Car Fatal Collision on E. Sprague

Motorcycle/Car Fatal Collision on E. Sprague 

 

A motorcycle rider was critically injured when the driver of a Subaru crossed into the westbound lanes of travel, colliding head-on with the motorcycle.  Citizens stopped to help, an...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Fleeing Motorcycle, Terminated Pursuit, Deputies Work Together to Contain Area and K9 Locates Hiding

Fleeing Motorcycle, Terminated Pursuit, Deputies Work Together to Contain Area and K9 Locates Hiding Suspect, Drugs Found 

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies work together to contain a large area in North Spokane County, denying...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Deputies Locate and Arrest Reckless Driver Reported by Citizen

Deputies Locate and Arrest Reckless Driver Reported by Citizen 

 

On Sunday night, Spokane Valley Deputies located and arrested a driver for reportedly driving recklessly.  The suspect was found after a citizen and reported a vehi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 21, 2021

“Name Game” Unsuccessful for 8-Time Convicted Felon

“Name Game” Unsuccessful for 8-Time Convicted Felon 

 

A Spokane Valley Deputy encountered a non-compliant passenger during a traffic stop.  She wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, failed to follow commands, a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Traffic Safety Emphasis On I-90 Corridor June 25-27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2021

 

Traffic Safety Emphasis On I-90 Corridor June 25-27

 

OLYMPIA, WA — More motorcycles travel on Washington’s roads in the summer months than any other time of the yea...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Spokane County Deputy Earns National Certification as a Master Field Training Officer (FTO)

Spokane County Deputy Earns National Certification as a Master Field Training Officer (FTO) 

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy, and Field Training Officer, Louis Acosta was ceremoniously awarded his Master Field Training Officer ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Looking for an Exciting Administrative Career in Law Enforcement

Looking for an Exciting Administrative Career in Law Enforcement?

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is Hiring!

 

Spokane County Civil Service invites applications for the positions of:

SHERIFF’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANT 2, an entry level clerical positi...

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Flyer Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputies

Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Lateral Deputies  

 

On Tuesday morning, June 15, 2021, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich swore in three new Lateral Deputies.  

 

Deputy William “Will&a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Alert Deputy Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Passenger Also Arrested for Warrants

Alert Deputy Recovers Stolen Vehicle, Passenger Also Arrested for Warrants 

 

A Spokane County Deputy traveling through an area of Spokane Valley stopped a reported stolen vehicle.  The driver was arrested for possession of a stol...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Fidgety/Nervous Convicted Felon Arrested for Possession of Firearm

Fidgety/Nervous Convicted Felon Arrested for Possession of Firearm  

 

During a traffic stop, the extraordinarily nervous and fidgety driver, and convicted felon, was found to illegally be in possession of a firearm in ad...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 14, 2021

One Car, Fatal Crash in South Spokane County

One Car, Fatal Crash in South Spokane County 

 

Sunday evening, Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle fatality crash in South Spokane County.  The adult male driver, and sole occupant of the veh...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 11, 2021

UPDATE: Leah J. Karns has been located and she is safe.

UPDATE:  Leah J. Karns has been located and she is safe.  Thank you everyone for your tips and help with this incident, and so many others.  

 

We truly appreciate your support.    

Missing/Runaway Juveni...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Single Car Fatal Crash in West Spokane County

Single Car Fatal Crash in West Spokane County 

 

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle fatality crash in West Spokane County.  The adult driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scen...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 11, 2021

A Message from Young Drivers in Washington & Target Zero

Please talk to your children and their friends.  Remember, they don’t have to be the driver; passengers are tragically lost and injured in these horrific crashes.  What would your children do if they were riding in a car where the driver...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Suspect, Recklessly Driving a Stolen Vehicle, Attempts to Flee on Foot after Violently Crashing

Suspect, Recklessly Driving a Stolen Vehicle, Attempts to Flee on Foot after Violently Crashing into an Unsuspecting Victim’s Vehicle 

 

Spokane Valley Deputies chased down a suspect who fled on foot from the scene of an injury c...

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Sheriff's Office