Stories tagged: ozzie knezovich
Mon., May 16, 2016, 3:36 p.m.
Reforms needed to increase public trust and transparency in the Citizen’s Advisory Board for the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office will require a paid staff member, according to a 13-page report.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Investigators found a fake handgun near where Aaron D. Johnson was shot by police at the West Wynn Motel on Sunset Boulevard on Monday.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 6:22 p.m.
Spokane Valley Councilman Ed Pace wants to cut Sheriff’s contract by $2 million and let the city hire a police chief.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will send Governor Jay Inslee a bill for $12,030.22 this week for the cost of searching for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 6 p.m.
The sheriff of Harney County, Oregon, was contending with armed militants for months before they illegally occupied a national wildlife refuge in January.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 4:24 p.m.
Police dog Gunnar may like playing and lounging in the grass during his off time, but he was all business Friday night when he and his handler, Spokane County Deputy …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 5:44 a.m.
Spokane law enforcement got a $300,000 surprise in 2016 state budget, money to fight property crimes.
Sun., March 13, 2016
Pending such a city charter change, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich’s leadership offer should be considered seriously.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
A new, 23-member task force made up of Spokane County religious, community and government leaders will seek to help victims of hate crimes and fight discrimination across the county.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
The leader of a eight-member board advising Spokane Mayor David Condon on hiring a new police chief resigned Monday and called on Condon to let Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Reaction to Donald Trump by Republican officials varies.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Spokane Valley is beginning a discussion of a Valley-only police oversight committee.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Spokane Valley’s mayor stood with Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Friday to declare that the city won’t set up its own police department, despite persistent rumors to the contrary. Joining …
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
The family of 33-year-old Christopher J. Parker filed a wrongful death and excessive force lawsuit against Spokane County this week, three years after Parker died of a meth overdose exacerbated …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
Spokane County Sheriff’s Office a model of stability.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
Spokane Valley councilman Ed Pace says did not intend to start a lengthy official investigation when he sent a query to city staff about alleged surveillance by the Spokane Valley …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Sovereign citizens who claim they don’t need a driver’s license isn’t a new thing for Spokane County deputies, but Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said the incidents appear to be on the …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
Phillip Tyler, one of the people vying to replace Jon Snyder on the Spokane City Council, has sued Spokane County alleging workplace discrimination. Tyler worked in the Spokane County Jail …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 5:38 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will continue to earn less than his undersheriffs after county commissioners rejected a proposal to boost the salaries of the sheriff and prosecutor. Knezovich and …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Spokane County officials on Tuesday will consider boosting the salaries of Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell.
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he “can’t fathom” why Rep. Matt Shea would attend an armed protest at a wildlife refuge in Oregon over the weekend.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Come to think of it, maybe letting Ozzie lead our cop shop isn’t so nutty after all.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich has once again offered to lead the Spokane police department as a search to replace former Chief Frank Straub gets underway.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
Jeremy Jeske, 44, remains an accredited law enforcement agent in Washington state despite resigning after being confronted with lies in an investigation involving fraudulent vehicle inspections.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 11:33 p.m.
Recent turmoil in the Spokane Police Department doesn’t sound like the new-and-improved department that Mayor David Condon’s been bragging about.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 5:10 p.m.
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.
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 …
Tue., Sept. 8, 2015
Spokane County is casting a wide net for partners to help construct a permanent home to train sheriff’s deputies, including a potential deal with the Kalispel Tribe. Commissioner Todd Mielke …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
Calling the process of selecting an ombudsman for the Spokane Police Department “a political nightmare,” Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich on Tuesday dismissed a petition requesting independent civilian oversight for his department …