On January 3rd, 2020, Sergeant Blosser was contacted by two females who work door-to-door solicitor job and were left behind by the people who brought them to town. They had no money or resources to get back home. No local contacts and motel they have been staying advised that the ladies are good people, just stuck. Provided 2 nights motel to get them by, a gift card for food, and 2 train tickets to […]
On December 28, 2019, Officer Howard was contacted by a female in front of Day Springs. He recognized her as a victim of an apartment fire earlier this month. She said that the Red Cross assistance that she received had ended the day before and she had no place to go. She was out of her element at Day Springs, and the clients at this location looked like they were ready to take advantage of […]
On December 27, 2019, Officer Canada was dispatched to a vehicle prowl where money and gift cards were stolen from a female who was at the cancer center for treatment, her wallet was stolen. A gift card was purchased for her to help with food and gas to get to and from treatments; she commutes from Mesa to the cancer center.
On December 20, 2019, Officer Melone responded to a suicidal subject at the Kennewick Suites room 211. Crisis advised that a male stated he needed someone to pay for his motel room and that he was suicidal. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male. He advised that he was $20 short to pay for the room for the night. He has been staying at the location and all of his personal property. He stated […]
On December 12, 2019, Officer Castilleja was dispatched to an assist from a female who was requesting information about the Community Care Fund. Officer Castilleja contacted the female who told him that she has been applying for 5-10 jobs a week attempting to look for employment. This female had a 16-month-old child at home. The female said that she had just received an eviction from management, due to being delinquent on this month’s rent, which […]
On December 10, 2019 at approximately 1316 hours, while working as a School Resource Officer at Highlands Middle School, Officer Harris was notified by a Communities in Schools counselor that a parent was in need of assistance with obtaining lodging. Officer Harris contacted the parent and inquired how he could assist. Parent explained that her husband had kicked her out of their apartment along with her two children, (both Highland Middle School students) and a […]
On December 1, 2019 at 11:13 hours, a female called and advised that she needed some assistance with staying at a hotel. When asked why, she stated that two years ago she moved from Ocean Shores to Richland to live with her mother and stepfather to be a semi “care taker” to them. She said that she had four children ages 3, 4, 7 and 9. She told officers that she moved out to a […]
On November 25, 2019, a vehicle was stolen from the owner. The vehicle was later recovered with no keys for the victim and they could not afford the tow bill and get a new car key, as the keys were stolen with the car. Funds were used to pay the tow bill for the victim.
On November 21, 2019, a male got intoxicated and pointed a gun at his own head. His 13-year-old and 11-year-old children were in the home. He continued to display the gun in a reckless manner amounting to reckless endangerment. The older child ran to a neighbor and called her grandparents. Officers arrested him for reckless endangerment and immediately connected him with mental health services. The children were placed in protective custody. Both children had not […]
On November 15, 2019 – Assisted a single mother of two (8 and 4 year old girls), youngest at Children’s Hospital in Spokane with leukemia. Family needed assistance with rent, PUD and some cash for groceries/food at the hospital.
On February 19, 2019 officers responded to a follow-up from a domestic violence call from the night before, they contacted the victim and her 14 year old son. They had spent the night at a friend’s house. The friend was evicted from the house, leaving victim and her son homeless. Victim requested assistance for one night because Domestic Services had obtained one month of housing but not until the next day. Officers transported her and […]
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On February 11, 2019 Officers contacted a 21 year old male and 18 year old pregnant female. They had attempted to gain lodging through St. Vincent De Paul but there was a miscommunication and the lodging fell through. Funds were used for one night at Clover Island Inn. They both agreed to receive services from Lourdes Counseling services. KPD on-site Mental Health Professional contacted them with follow-up services through Lourdes.
On February 10, 2019 Officers contacted a homeless female in her broken down vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. Burger King Management had paid for one night at the Baymont Inn the night before. Due to the weather conditions she was unable to get her vehicle looked at. Officers arranged another night at the Baymont Inn. She was extremely appreciative of this and continually thanked the officers assisting her.