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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Police cars rest behind the Pullman Police Department, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

Pullman PD to host second Citizen Academy

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter January 13, 2022

The Pullman Police Department will host its second Citizen Academy beginning Feb. 3.  The program was designed in the wake of summer 2020. The department was encouraged to host a Black Lives Matter...

Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the only way someone can be pulled over is if there is probable cause that a violent crime occurred, a sex offense occurred, or the individual is driving under the influence.

Pullman Police adapts protocols following state legislation

CALLIE GERBER December 2, 2021

Pullman Police Department changed to less-lethal techniques after House Bill 1054 went into effect earlier this year. HB 1054 made it so Washington state police departments now must have less-lethal...

Applications for the Pullman Police Citizen Academy are open now until Jan. 14.

Pullman Police Department opens applications for citizen academy

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2021

Pullman Police Department has opened applications for the spring Police Citizen Academy.  The academy will run every Thursday for 11 weeks starting Feb. 3 and ending April 14. Sessions are scheduled...

Overnight parking is restricted from 2-9 a.m. on some streets on College Hill.

College Hill parking to be restricted during breaks

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 15, 2021

The Pullman Police Department will limit parking during fall, winter and spring breaks on parts of College Hill to make road maintenance easier during poor weather conditions. It is difficult for Pullman...

Pullman Police Departments drug disposal bin is located in the departments lobby and is accessible 24 hours a day.

Pullman PD, local pharmacies offer medicine take-back programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor October 31, 2021

Improperly disposing of prescription medication can harm individuals and waterways — which is why Pullman Police Department, Cougar Health Services and other local organizations have partnered with MED-Project...

Shots were fired early Saturday morning near the 1200 block of NE Myrtle Street.

College Hill shooting suspect claims self-defense

NICK GIBSON, Evergreen roots editor September 29, 2021

During his first court appearance this week, the suspect in the shooting that took place early Saturday morning on College Hill claimed he was acting in self-defense. WSU student George Melvin Harris...

Jake Opgenorth, Pullman PD operations commander gave an update on the shooting that occurred early Saturday morning.

City Council works to change Pullman’s narrative, brand

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2021

A presenter told Pullman City Council the city should leverage marketing to create identity and narrative for the city that is distinct from WSU. Ron Kresha, Golden Shovel Agency chief operating officer...

Pullman PD responds to 238 service calls last week

Pullman PD responds to 238 service calls last week

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 2, 2021

Editor's note: The original photo was replaced with the visual above.   The Pullman Police Department received 238 service calls between Aug. 25 and Sept. 1.  Fewer calls were made than...

In 2019, 146 reports of simple assaults were filed, with 58 of them considered domestic violence. Pullman police arrested 105 perpetrators and 10 cases were excused.

Pullman PD received 35 forcible sex reports

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 14, 2021

Pullman police saw a 19 percent increase in harassment reports from 2019 to 2020, including sex offenses, aggravated assaults and blackmail cases. Washington state law defines domestic violence as physical...

Stephanie Rink, Pullman Police Advisory Committee chair, said the committee will need to work closely with Pullman police officers to determine the appropriate amount of time they will need to contribute, especially if they are required to provide answers about community interactions in the survey.

Discussion about community survey on Pullman policing begins

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 12, 2021

The Pullman Police Advisory Committee brainstormed ideas for a community survey to collect input about known areas of success and improvement for the Pullman Police Department. David Makin, committee...

Pullman PD considered creating the officer wellness app for the past few years but could not fund the project until recently.

Pullman PD launches officer wellness app

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER April 6, 2021

The Pullman Police Department partnered with the company Cordico to develop a new officer wellness app, which launched at the end of last month. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the department’s...

If you need help, please contact the Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse 24-hour hotline.

Breaking the silence, stigma surrounding domestic violence

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER March 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This story contains themes of domestic violence, which may be triggering to some people. Domestic violence takes power away from victims and makes them feel helpless. One domestic violence...

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