Sheriff's Office and Spokane Police swear in new recruits | News
Both the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office and the Spokane Police Department welcomed new law enforcement personnel this week. The SCSO swore in five new deputies on Friday, and the Spokane Police Department sworn in six new officers on Monday.
The Sheriff’s Office welcomed Lateral Deputies Jason Hunt, Louis Acosta and Christopher Bylow, and Entry Level Deputies Andrew Hairston and James Kaae. The addition of these deputies brings the total number of commissioned personnel to 216 of the budgeted 223 positions.
The SPD welcomed six new officers to the force on Monday. The new officers bring the total number officers to 279. Four of the six are recruits that will head to Burien, WA to the Basic Law Enforcement Academy for training. The other two officers are lateral, and have prior experience in other police departments.