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.
On December 23, 2018 officers responded to assault call, 21 year old woman was the victim ofassault – domestic violence. She had no family in the area. She was living with boyfriend’smother. After being assaulted the mother asked her to leave. The victim has a job but hadnowhere to go. Four nights at Clover Island Inn were purchased to get her through Christmas.Upon finishing the booking at the hotel the woman began crying and was […]
On January 29 Chief Hohenberg, Sheriff Jerry Hatcher and Sheriff Jim Raymond took the Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year 4 finalist candidates shopping for professional clothing for their competition event.
On December 18, 2018 officers were called to a welfare check at a local gas station. A deaf elderly couple was passing through and ran out of gas and had no money. They were coming from Arizona headed to Seattle. The male, 69 year old, was in a wheelchair and on oxygen. A full tank of gas and a gift card were purchased for them. They were very thankful for the help.
On December 16, 2018 officers responded to assist a female who had locked her vehicle with her 2 year old daughter inside and the vehicle running. The female use the officer’s cell phone to call family members to assist her with no luck. She explained that she did not have the money to pay for a locksmith to open her car. The officer called Mounts to unlock her vehicle. She was very thankful for the […]
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.