September 24, 2018

September 8th, 2018

Community Care Cases On September 8, 2018 Officers responded to a call where a single mother had relocated to the Tri-Cities after domestic violence. She has found a job that starts October 1st and has family in the area but is not yet able to find housing and can’t stay with family due to the lack of space for her children and pet. Family assisted as they were able. Single mother is currently on the […]
September 24, 2018

September 4th, 2018

Community Care Cases On September 4, 2018 a female contacted Sergeant Dronen. She fled a domestic situation in Idaho to the Tri-Cities. She is in the process of getting housing and has a job interview on 9/06. She has two children and has enrolled them in school. She had enough money for food and gas but has no money for temporary lodging. Family member assisted with several nights at a local hotel but could not […]
September 24, 2018

August 27th, 2018

Community Care Cases On August 27, 2018 Officer Melone responded to a call from the Port of Kennewick at the Mini Golf Course. A Port of Kennewick employee was concern about a transient camp and a vehicle in the parking lot. Upon arrival Officer Melone contacted a male, female and 3 year old son. They advised that they were currently homeless and waiting for housing. They were on their way to Hood Park to camp […]
September 24, 2018

August 19th, 2018

Community Care Cases On August 19, 2018 Officer Gregg was dispatched to assist with a disturbance. Upon arrival he contacted a female and male. Officers saw obvious signs of domestic violence. Neither one had another place to go for the night. To avoid further harm Officers offer the female a hotel room for the night.
September 24, 2018

August 14th, 2018

Community Care Cases On August 14, 2018 Officers McGee and Harrington were contacted by Oregon State Patrol to assist with a death notification. The victim worked for Umatilla County, Oregon as a Highway Construction Flagger. While working on Route 11 she was struck by a DUI driver and died. The victim’s husband was very distraught when the news was delivered. He advised he could not work due to medical conditions and his wife had been […]
September 24, 2018

August 13th, 2018

Community Care Cases On August 13, 2018 Officers were contacted by a family of husband, wife and three young children needing a place to stay after their apartment lease expired and new housing through Section 8 not being ready. Four nights were purchased at Clover Island. On August 17th officers followed up with the family and the apartment manager at the new location, the unit the family was supposed to move into needed more repairs […]
September 24, 2018

July 30th, 2018

Community Care Cases On July 30, 2018 Officers were contacted by an employee at Lourdes Detox. A patient was struggling with addiction and wanted help. The patient’s family lives in Seattle and wanted to help but had no means to come to Tri-Cities to take the patient. Lourdes asked for assistance from the Community Care, a bus ticket was purchase for the next morning. Patient stayed at the detox center overnight and staffed transported that […]
September 24, 2018

June 13th, 2018

Community Care Cases On June 13, 2018 Officer Hughes responded to a disturbance between a male and female. They recently moved to Kennewick from Moses Lake, after moving here they broke up and male kicked female out of the residence. She wanted to return to Moses Lake but did not have any money for gas. Officer Hughes assisted her by filling up her gas tank so she could return home.
September 24, 2018

June 11th, 2018

Community Care Cases On June 11, 2018 Detectives were investigating the sexual assault of an 11 year old female. She was removed from the mother’s care as the mother had allowed her daughter to be placed into danger by the suspect. The victim was immediately taken in by an aunt in Hermiston who provided a secure family environment for her. The family is of limited means as the husband has just started a new job […]
September 24, 2018

June 7th, 2018

Community Care Cases On June 7, 2018 arrangements were made for two hotel rooms to accommodate for five adults displaced from the Officer involved shooting investigation in Benton City. The Community Care Fund covered the cost of the first two nights; SARC stepped in the following day to assist with additional nights to ensure the residence had been restored to a point where the family would be comfortable in staying.
March 9, 2015

Community Cares Fund Announcement