Stories tagged: community court
Wed., Sept. 11, 2019
If we wanted to be smart about the nexus of homelessness, addiction and crime, we’d double the city’s community court program tomorrow.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
People charged with misdemeanors in northeast Spokane will soon have a new option to stay out of jail: community court.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017
After three years operating downtown, Spokane’s community court is reaching into new neighborhoods and eyeing a second location.
Thu., June 9, 2016
Community Court went mobile Thursday for Warrant Fest, setting up shop in three downtown Spokane locations to give people a chance to get their arrest warrants revoked without fear of …
Tue., April 19, 2016
The apparent success of Spokane’s two-year-old community court was rewarded last week with a $200,000 Department of Justice grant to help serve people downtown more effectively.
Mon., March 7, 2016
Spokane’s Community Court is a 2-year-old experiment that is helping low-level criminals stay out of jail and get help with their other problems.
Sun., June 15, 2014
Like most of the teens in his village, Nigerian-born Francis Adewale loved spending time with the American Peace Corps volunteers working there. “You know,” he says, “hanging out with Americans …
Sun., March 23, 2014
When Aubrey Shults landed in jail in January, it was the end of a long, sad slide. Her longtime boyfriend had left her, and Shults – a drug-addicted 38-year-old who …