C.O.P.S. Northwest

2215 West Wellesley Avenue, Suite D
Spokane, WA 99205

About Us

C.O.P.S. Northwest has proudly served our neighborhood since 1994. Together with our Neighborhood Resource Officer, we plan to take an even bigger bite out of crime in the next year.

We have a very busy Block Watch program representing families in the Balboa, Sundance, Shadle, North Hill, Indian Trail, as well as the Northwest, Westgate, and Windriver neighborhoods.

As we do every year, we brought the New Year in with our traditional annual “SPD” Chili Feed. We are gearing up with new goals and volunteer incentives. Join us for our general meeting on the last Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

C.O.P.S. Northwest Objectives:

  • Substantial reduction of crime in the neighborhood
  • Development of an ongoing collaborative training and education program which will increase the capacity and commitment of the community to help provide security and prevent crime in the neighborhood
  • Build and maintain effective communication and community relations between police and community
  • Educate the community about and support the enforcement of municipal ordinances governing junk and disabled cars, abandoned housing and illicit dumping of garbage
  • Provide and promote comprehensive safety and drug awareness programs in the community
  • Promote the necessity for individuals and collective community responsibility for the promotion of lawful and beneficial goals to the community

Services

Community Oriented Policing Services will be provided to the neighborhood, through the use of Spokane Police Department personnel and volunteers who live, work, own a business or property in, or have special community service-oriented relationships with the neighborhood, or have a vested interest in the community. The intent is to train, educate, and empower the community to assume primary responsibility for those conditions in the neighborhood which provide security or have the potential to result in crime.

The training and education involves the networking and collaboration with neighborhood and community services providers. These services include family skills training, dispute resolution and mediation services, and other related services designed to increase awareness and promote personal responsibility for family and neighborhood goals.

Our hours of operation are:

  • Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Programs

  • Front Desk Operation
  • Block Watch
  • Neighborhood Observation Patrol
  • Latent Fingerprint Lift
  • Family Operation I.D.
  • Bicycle Registration
  • Graffiti Team
  • Safe Streets!
  • Juvenile Curfew Checks
  • Registered Sex Offender Flyer Notebook

Projects

  • Neighborhood Council Dump Pass Distribution

Events

  • Officer Appreciation (Chili Feed)
  • Shred Day – Last Friday of April and last Friday of September, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • National Night Out Against Crime

Meetings

General Meeting: Last Tuesday of each month, 1:00 p.m., located at C.O.P.S. Northwest.

People

The volunteers at C.O.P.S. Northwest are men and women of various ages. Some are retired and others currently working in various businesses. Their common cause is helping the neighborhoods and their citizens maintain and improve their quality of life and safety.

Elected officers are:

  • President - Steve Atkins
  • Vice-President – Scott Heter
  • Secretary - Polly Hall
  • Treasurer – Ellen Ebaugh
  • 5th Position – Denise Spores
  • Neighborhood Observation Patrol – Jean Magrath
  • Volunteer Coordinator – Dick Roark
  • Block Watch Coordinator – Ray Brumfield
  • Statistical Report Monitor - Lois McCain
  • Neighborhood Conditions Officer (N.C.O.): Doug Strosahl
  • Assistant to Neighborhood Conditions Officer – Steve Atkins

Partnerships

Spokane Police Department, Department of Corrections, Sheriff’s Community Oriented Policing Efforts (S.C.O.P.E.), Northwest Neighborhood Association, Shadle Shopping Center.

Fundraisers

  • Sprague Reststop
  • Shred Days

Contact Us

Phone: (509) 625-3336
Fax: (509) 625-3338
E-mail: copsnw@spokanepolice.org

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