Stories tagged: Spokane police chief
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
Doug Clark: Test your knowledge on the quest to appoint a new Spokane police chief
Choosing a new and hopefully sane police chief has become Spokane’s biggest quest for 2016. Today you can test your knowledge on this complicated subject by taking the following multiple-choice …
Sun., Feb. 21, 2016
Consider the who, not the what, of the next police chief
Selection must start with “What do we want?”
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 10:36 a.m.
Community forums scheduled in Spokane for police chief search
A citizen committee tasked with helping Spokane hire a new police chief will hold three community forums in December to gather input.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2012
Police chief designee Straub to get interim title of director
The Spokane City Council will consider a resolution Monday to appoint Frank Straub as director of law enforcement, not chief of police. To become police chief, Straub needs to be …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2012
Doug Clark: New chief’s somber demeanor understandable
Wednesday afternoon found me at the City Hall of Mirrors where reporters and the gullible gathered on the second-floor terrace to hear Spokane Mayor David Condon make the following announcement: …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2012
Mayor selects Straub to lead police
Mayor David Condon’s choice to lead the Spokane Police Department has spent much of his career managing and working for large law enforcement agencies. But it’s medium-size police forces serving …
Sun., July 29, 2012
Doug Clark: A police chief who understands Spokane
After devoting literally minutes to examining the three final Spokane police chief candidates, I have come to a career-altering decision. I’m taking the job.
Wed., July 25, 2012
Chief finalist withdraws after resume questioned
Blair Ulring has withdrawn his name from the list of finalists for the next chief of the Spokane Police Department following questions about his academic credentials. The former chief of …
Tue., July 24, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Police chief candidates down to three
Blair Ulring has withdrawn his name from contention for the next chief of the Spokane Police following questions about his academic credentials.
Sun., July 8, 2012
Clark: Abandon hope, all ye who would be our police chief
Well, well. Time again to welcome the sad, misguided suckers who think they want to become our next Spokane police chief. Hey, I realize why any outsider would want to …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2010
Chief keeps eye on Seattle job
Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick told the Seattle Times that she is closely monitoring the search for a new Seattle chief but avoided saying if she plans to apply for …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2010, 6:10 p.m.
Kirkpatrick watching Seattle search but quiet on plans
Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick told The Seattle Times that she is closely monitoring the search for a new Seattle chief, but avoided saying if she plans to apply for …