August 24, 2019

Aug. 24th, 2019

On August 24, 2019, Officer Canada responded to a call where a car had struck an apartment. He contacted the family and everyone was okay. The structure was compromised and was deemed not safe for living by the Kennewick Building Inspector. Funds were used to purchase the family two nights at Clover Island Inn.
August 16, 2019

Aug. 16th, 2019

On August 16, 2019, Officer McMullen was dispatch to assist the family, from case #19-30211, who were displaced from their apartment where the car struck the apartment. Family had been working with the apartment complex manager to get another apartment and they were told that they would not have another apartment available until the next day. Funds were used for one more night at Clover Island.
August 14, 2019

Aug. 14th, 2019

On August 14, 2019, a female came into the police station requesting assistance with housing for the night. She advised she had been living with her boyfriend and his parents and recently became homeless. She is 18 years old and pregnant. She has no other family or friends in town to help her. Funds were used to purchase a night at a local hotel to ensure a safe location for her to sleep for the […]
August 14, 2019

Aug. 14th, 2019

On August 14, 2019, Officer Canada responded to a call at Starbucks on Clearwater. He contacted a female crying, she advised she was displaced from her residence and was denied at the mission. She also stated she had not eaten all day. Funds were used to purchase a meal and a night at Motel 6.
August 12, 2019

Aug. 12th, 2019

On August 12, 2019, Officer Canada responded to call to assist a female who was in need. Female came from Arkansas to visit her son and granddaughter. Her son got into an argument with her and called police and had her taken to Crisis Response. She was assisted by Crisis Response but was not suicidal or in crisis. She had nowhere to go or anyone to stay with until her return flight back home in […]
August 10, 2019

Aug. 10th, 2019

On August 10, 2019, Officer Moore responded to a call at the Mobile Gas station regarding a female that was very upset and crying. She had gone out to dinner with a male friend and at the end of the night he became very upset with her and made her get out of the car at the gas station and drove off. She had no money or friends to call as she just moved to […]
August 8, 2019

Aug. 8th, 2019

On August 8, 2019, Officer Brakebill responded to disable car along N Fruitland Street, he contacted a couple and their infant child. The male stated the car would not start. They recently moved here from California. They are both employed, he works in the fields during the day and she works at a convenience store during the night but they still cannot afford to fix the car and it is their only form of transportation. […]
July 30, 2019

July 29th, 2019

On July 29, 2019 officers responded to a welfare check at a local hotel on a female who was being asked to leave because she was past her check out time. Female did not have any family or friends in the area. She had exhausted all of the medical resources in the Tri-Cities area and was unable to be placed into a mental health facility due to her extreme medical issues. She said she was […]
July 30, 2019

July 26th, 2019

On July 26, 2019 officers and mental health professional followed up with the elderly female at the hotel because she is considered a health risk because of her dementia and other health issues. Her care giver was still in jail and Adult Protective Services had not made contact with her. She could not remember where her caregiver was and talked about leaving the hotel because they could not afford being there. She told them she […]
July 30, 2019

July 25th, 2019

On July 25, 2019 an officer was contacted by agency that helps youth at risk. They ask to partner with Kennewick Police Department to help a youth in need. They were in the process of helping a homeless youth get into an inpatient facility. They had a bed for him but not until the next day and he needed to be off the streets for the night. The youth does not have family in the […]
June 7, 2017

Breakfast with the Chief 2017