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UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

USA Today finds 85,000 former cops, some local, investigated for misconduct

A handful of former local law enforcement officers are among the 30,000-plus who have lost their law enforcement certification due to some kind of misconduct, according to a national USA …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:28 p.m.

Toddler exits truck with hands in the air, walks up to Florida cops, video shows

The Tallahassee Police Department released body camera footage of a traffic stop after a video of a toddler walking up to police with her hands in the air went viral.


COPS launches Paws – or claws – on Patrol, a neighborhood watch program

A new program is beginning with the goal of turning people walking their dogs into the eyes and ears of the Spokane Police Department.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 9:51 p.m.

Mounted Patrol brings wagon rides, Santa to Corbin Park

Hundreds of people bundled up against the cold and headed to Corbin Park on Sunday for wagon rides around the park, hot chocolate and a visit with Santa and Mrs. …


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:58 p.m.

Lip-syncing cops in Virginia challenge Seattle police in viral video

The Seattle Police Department has been challenged to a lip-sync battle.


Many public, private events planned for annual Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out Against Crime gets neighbors together and out of their homes Tuesday evening.


Email details tense meeting between police volunteer group and Spokane mayor

Following a tense meeting with Spokane Mayor David Condon, the director of a volunteer-driven community policing organization said he was uncomfortable around Condon because the mayor is “aggressive and angry …


COPS nudged toward more independence

Spokane’s volunteer group Community Oriented Policing Services will move its headquarters out of the Public Safety Building this year, thanks to a city push to make the group more independent. …


Crew member of TV show “Cops” killed in Omaha police shooting

Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who …


Spokane’s downtown COPS shop moving

The downtown COPS shop is moving down the street. COPS Greater Spokane will move from the second floor of 120 N. Stevens St., to a storefront office at 169 S. …


COPS and riders: Bikers hit road on fund run

The roar of 40 motorcycles ripped through the air early Saturday morning in Spokane Valley, marking the beginning of a charity ride for an organization administrators say is starving for …


Pact allows some city services at COPS shops

The city and Spokane Community Oriented Policing Services have reached an agreement on a contract through the end of 2013. The 10 neighborhood COPS shops are staffed by volunteers, and …


Garland COPS shop idea receives support at meeting

The Garland Business District held a meeting Feb. 20 about bringing a COPS shop to the Garland area. Close to 100 people and many city officials were at the meeting, …


Chief: COPS shops could be City Hall outposts

The 27 Spokane neighborhood councils each send a representative to the monthly meeting of the Community Assembly on the first Friday of every month at City Hall. The tightly structured …


Volunteers still drive neighborhood patrols

It’s a chilly Friday afternoon in northeast Spokane. Kim Bailey and Sandy Smith have been watching the weather forecast carefully for a couple of days, hoping it wouldn’t start snowing …


City considering COPS reform

Spokane’s relationship with nonprofit Community Oriented Policing Services was jolted this month as the city considers program changes at the neighborhood centers it funds. COPS board Chairman Jack Brucick sent …


Nightmare neighbors upset neighborhoods, strain resources

Karen Cronin was sitting in her front room across the street from Underhill Park when she witnessed her 5-year-old grandson being struck by another child wielding a stick. Another time, …


COPS holds crime-prevention event

About 40 people joined Mayor Mary Verner, Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, neighborhood resource officers, COPS representatives and crime specialists, at a COPS-sponsored community crime prevention forum at Northeast Community Center …


Small COPS shop shopping for helpers

Located in a restored warehouse just off Indiana Avenue, COPS North Central is the last of Spokane’s 12 Community Oriented Policing Services shops to be profiled this summer. And it …


COPS on lookout for new shop

All the Community Oriented Policing Stations in Spokane have their own housing arrangements. Most rely on the charity of a landlord who charges next to nothing for them to use …


COPS Mission Avenue serves from campus

COPS Mission Avenue is located on Spokane Community College’s campus. SCC has its own security staff so COPS Mission Avenue is not that involved with campus life, except when a …


North Hill COPS shop runs on wheels

If neighbors don’t come to COPS, then COPS will come to them, and no, it’s nothing like the TV show. It’s not well-known that Spokane Community Oriented Policing Services has …


Small, award-winning COPS Logan needs aid

Located in a small house on the outskirts of Gonzaga University’s campus, COPS Logan has been at different addresses in the north Hamilton neighborhood since 1995. The shop is renting …


COPS Northwest has longest hours

Profiling the Community Oriented Policing Services shops for The Voice this summer, and traveling from one to the next, it quickly becomes obvious that all COPS shops are not created …


COPS Northeast wears many neighborly hats

COPS Northeast was the second COPS shop to open, after COPS West, and volunteer Lynn Weiler has been involved there since the beginning. Back in 1992, the shop was established …


McGruff looking for volunteers

Are you ready to take a bite out of crime? McGruff the Crime Dog is COPS’ furry mascot and he needs a little help making it to all his engagements …


Neva-Wood COPS volunteers encounter diverse problems

COPS shops are located in many different settings and buildings. There is one at Spokane Community College, there is another one at Lewis and Clark High School, and then there’s …


Property disputes hot issue in southeast

No two COPS shops are the same. Each shop reflects the unique issues, people and challenges of the neighborhood it’s located in, and the calls and contacts coming in every …


COPS shop covers area from downtown to 57th Avenue

COPS Greater Spokane is different from the other COPS shops in one major way: it covers a huge geographical area, including all of downtown, the western part of the South …


As COPS West turns 20, need for volunteers is great

COPS West is where it all began. Actually, it all began with the disappearance of Rebecca West and Nicki Wood, 12 and 11, who walked to the store in 1991 …