Community Care Cases On November 29, 2018 Officer Trujillo contacted a female living her vehicle as she recently became homeless. She had no gas to run the heater or to run the car to look for employment. A full tank of gas was purchased for her.
Community Care Cases On November 28, 2018 Commander White was contacted regarding a family who has been a long time supporters of the Kennewick Parks and Recreation basketball program. This year Parks and Recreation learned that the father and coach of the program would not be able to coach after 15 years of doing so. They learned his wife has cancer and both lost their jobs. Since then father has found employment but they are […]
Community Care Cases On November 15, 2018 Officer McGee contacted a family of four in crisis, grandmother and 4 grandkids. A Juvenile female was having behavioral issues and the grandmother, caretaker, did not know what to do. Grandmother has had her since female was an infant. While the officer was investigating the case the officer discover that the family was homeless and living in their car for approximately a month. Officer believed some of the […]
Community Care Cases On November 10, 2018 Officers were contacted by a female who traveled from Juno Alaska to Kennewick six days prior. She hoped to connect with family who lives in Kennewick hoping they could help her because she could no longer afford to live in Alaska. The family was aware of her arrival but refused to allow her to stay with them or assist her. She had nowhere to go or gas in […]
Community Care Cases On October 24, 2018 Officers contacted a family of 4 with 2 kids. Family had traveled from Georgia to Kennewick for work with a residence included. Job fell through; the father was able to find assistance through another organization the following day. A night at Clover Island provided for the night.
Community Care Cases On October 11, 2018 Detectives were investigating a case involving a forcible rape of a 15 year female by a 26 year old male. The suspect was found guilty of rape and awaiting sentencing. The victim’s family consists of a single mother raising 4 children with the oldest being the 15 year old. The family lives in a small trailer and with very limited resources. Resources were utilized to purchase them with […]
Community Care Cases On October 7, 2018 Officers responded to call at Target parking lot from female needing help. Female traveled from Montana to Kennewick for work. Her ride abandoned her at Target with no money. A night at Clover Island and some food was provided to her.
Community Care Cases On October 5, 2018 officers responded to a welfare check on a family at Walmart parking lot. Officers contacted a family of 4 with 2 kids stranded with a broken down car. Officers purchased a timing belt for the vehicle and breakfast for the family.
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 […]
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 […]
Community Care Case On May 29, 2018 Officers responded to a Domestic Dispute. They found a pregnant female with four children. As a result of the dispute, her boyfriend changed the locks on the apartment which he was on the lease and she was not. Management refused to give her a key. She has been living in her car with her four children until she can secure housing elsewhere. The contact was on Tuesday; officers […]