On April 16, 2019 Sergeant Dronen followed up on the male with the two small boys. Male attended meeting with on-site Mental Health Professional and he was provided with necessary paperwork to start the process for housing. He got approved for housing at an apartment complex and Goodwill offered him a job but needed to go to DSHS to file out more paperwork. He went to DSHS and they scheduled another appointment for him. Sergeant […]
On April 15, 2019 Sergeant Dronen contacted a male with two small boys. Male was staying at a friend’s apartment and had a falling out. He moved from Port Orchard to Kennewick and is currently in training for a job at Goodwill. He left the apartment with no place to go. On-site Mental Health Professional Lakey provided the male with resources to find housing. A meeting was scheduled for the next day to start the […]
On April 11, 2019 Officer Canada was dispatched to assist at the Econolodge. He contacted a male, his wife and two sons, (one is autistic), who asked for assistance with one night. He explained that they have been at the hotel for a week via state funds. He was asking for assistance for one night as they had an apartment for them the following day. He advised that they have exhausted all other means and […]
On April 10, 2019 Officer Reil was contacted by a male who had been in a car accident and had been unable to work for several months. Due to this the male had fallen behind on his power bill, which in turn was shut off. The male had contacted his church and sold most of his personal belongings to provide for himself, wife and daughter. He explained that he has ran out of options and […]
On April 4, 2019 a School Resource officer was made aware of a family of single mother with 3 children who had a water heater go out and no means to replace it, with the likelihood of the family going for an extended period of time without access to hot water. Funds were used to purchase and install the water heater at a discounted rate through A One Refrigeration.
Case #19-11352 On April 1, 2019 officers contacted a couple who had recently become homeless. They lost their home of 19 years due to foreclosure. The female is male’s caregiver who is wheelchair bound due to numerous crippling skeletal diseases and diabetes. They have requested assistance from DSHS, HHS and Veterans Services, and are in the process of assisting them with making arrangements for housing. They asked for a temporary place to stay where the […]
On May 15, 2019 Detectives were investigation a case reported by CPS. They contacted 23 year old female who had been caring for her 3 year old sister for a week. Her mother dropped the child off and by all accounts went on a drug fueled binge. Mother left nothing with the child and has not contacted them since she left the child. The female’s life experience and upbringing would give her no reason to […]
On March 3, 2019 officers responded to a call at Hawthorne Elementary School regarding a male lying on the sidewalk. School indicated that male had been there for a long time. They contacted a homeless male that had no place to stay. Due to the weather they transported the male to the Econolodge. Funds where use for three nights and some food for the homeless man.
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 […]
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.
The Kennewick Police Department Foundation’s mission is to support the Kennewick Police Department through financial contributions for officer safety and training. We encourage you to join us for our 2019 Breakfast with the Chief on Wednesday June 5th from 7:30am – 8:30am at the Three Rivers Convention Center. Join the Kennewick Police Department Foundation and Chief Ken Hohenberg to see how you can support the mission. To reserve a table or for more information please contact […]
The Kennewick Police Department Foundation congratulations the below employees and volunteers for their continuing service to our community. We were honored to help in making this year’s banquet and awards dinner a success. * Employee of the Year – Al Wehner * Detective of the Year – Eric Hanson * Officer of the Year – Ron Salter * Partner of the Year – Drew Sneyd * Supervisor of the Year – Jason Kiel * Volunteer […]