Stories tagged: data-crime
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Black and other minorities still stopped more often by Spokane police
Spokane police continue to disproportionately stop black, Native American and Middle Eastern and Pacific Islander residents, according to a new study from Eastern Washington University.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5:10 a.m.
Crime statistics in Spokane will be more detailed under new collection method, but year-to-year comparisons will be hard
The Spokane Police Department, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and Spokane Valley Police Department all have switched over to a new method of reporting crime statistics that will give more in-depth …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 6:12 p.m.
Spokane police respond to ‘suicidal person’ calls an average of three times a day, new report says
Spokane police are called to help someone who’s thinking about committing suicide an average of three times a day, according to a new department report. The report analyzed the 556 …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 5:31 p.m.
Crime fell in nearly every city in Spokane County last year
Crime fell in nearly every city in Spokane County in 2015, according to new FBI crime statistics, bucking a national trend showing increased murder rates in many large American cities.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Spokane no longer leads country in car theft
For the first time in five years, Spokane is no longer in the top 10 U.S. cities for vehicle theft, a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau says.
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2015, 2:31 p.m.
Racial minorities more likely to be stopped by Spokane police
Spokane police disproportionately stop black, Native American and Hispanic residents, but don’t display a pattern of racial bias when deciding who to search and arrest.