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Police guild president placed on unpaid leave following criminal charges

The city has placed Spokane Police Guild president John Gately on unpaid leave after he was criminally charged last week for allegedly tipping off a fellow officer about a rape …

Spokane sergeant pleads not guilty in rape case

The Spokane police sergeant accused of raping a fellow officer pleaded not guilty in Spokane County Superior Court Monday.

Spokane Police Guild president has been criminally charged

Spokane Police Guild president John Gately has been charged with first-degree rendering criminal assistance and obstructing a law enforcement officer for allegedly tipping off Sgt. Gordon Ennis that he was …

Spokane police officer laid off after rape charge

An internal review panel placed police Sgt. Gordon Ennis on unpaid layoff status Friday after he was charged with second-degree rape earlier this week.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 11:05 p.m.

Woman’s DNA recovered from seat belt in Spokane police sexual assault case

The DNA of the woman Spokane police officer Gordon Ennis is accused of sexually assaulting was found on the seat belt and parking brake of his car, according to new …

Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis arrested for suspected sexual assault

Spokane police Sgt. Gordon Ennis was arrested Wednesday on second degree rape charges, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s news release. Ennis turned himself in to the Spokane County Jail …

Police Guild president suspected of tipping off sexual assault suspect

Investigators say that Spokane Police Sgt. John Gately called fellow SPD Sgt. Gordon Ennis at least twice in the early stages of the sexual assault investigation involving Ennis, according to …

Spokane Police Guild president placed on leave

A City of Spokane spokesman announced Thursday evening that Spokane Police Sgt. John Gately has been placed on paid administrative leave as part of the investigation into an alleged sexual …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 9:56 p.m.

New details emerge in police sexual assault case

Investigators looking to collect trace evidence from under the fingernails of a Spokane police officer suspected of sexually assaulting a fellow officer were prevented from doing so because Sgt. Gordon …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 9:03 p.m.

Attorney says officer cleared of evidence tampering; Sheriff disagrees

A police officer investigated for laundering clothes that should have been preserved as sexual assault evidence following a party among co-workers at his home will be cleared of suspicion, his …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 5:10 p.m.

City administrator denies she tried to influence news about alleged sexual assault

Spokane City Administrator Theresa Sanders is denying that she tried to soften the details in a news release about an alleged sexual assault of a Spokane police officer by a …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 11:03 p.m.

Sheriff investigating possible evidence tampering by police in police assault case

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich is investigating whether Spokane police officers tampered with evidence and assisted the suspect, also a police officer, in an ongoing sexual assault investigation. “If there …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 10:32 p.m.

Alleged assault on Spokane police officer was at party hosted by another officer

The Spokane Police officer under investigation for second-degree rape has been identified in court documents as patrol Sgt. Gordon Ennis.

Officer’s text message ruled a factor in pedestrian fatality

A Spokane police officer who hit and killed an intoxicated pedestrian in his patrol car in January was typing a message into his onboard computer just before the crash. Officer …

Probe into officer’s killing of pedestrian continues, but vehicular homicide standards high

For a vehicular homicide charge to be filed against a Spokane police officer who hit and killed a pedestrian last month, investigators must show that he was intoxicated, driving recklessly …

Officer in fatal crash with pedestrian was speeding

A Spokane police officer was speeding when he struck and killed a pedestrian on North Monroe Street at West Montgomery Avenue Jan. 30, investigators said today.

Officer in crash likely not using lights, sirens

A Spokane police officer likely did not have his patrol car’s emergency lights and siren activated when he struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday, investigators said today.