Second School Resource Officer in Wenatchee Possible, but Unlikely

Wenatchee Police Chief Steve Crown and others made the case for a second School Resource Officer (SRO) before the Wenatchee School Board Tuesday. For Crown, it’s about the proactive interaction and engagement the SRO has with the students. Said Crown, “It’s not about security guards being in schools. It’s not…


Wenatchee School Board Opts to Bring Back Rifle

The Wenatchee School Board agreed in a unanimous decision Tuesday to allow a rifle to be stored in the building, for use by the School Resource Officer in an active shooter situation. Wenatchee Police Chief Steve Crown, School Resource Officer Jared Reinfeld and WHS principal Eric Anderson all spoke in…


Local Law Enforcement Team Up for Shop With Cops

Students from various Wenatchee elementary schools participated with local law enforcement for Shop with Cops Tuesday at Hooked on Toys. Roughly 40 students of need each received a $100 gift card courtesy of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington’s Foundation for Youth Fund. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld explained…


Wenatchee Continues a Good Idea on Mental Health Response

The City of Wenatchee has signed a grant agreement with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to continue to fund a Mental Health Field Response Team. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld stated the grant money means more coverage and less time officers have to spend on mental health…


Shop With Cops Is Back!

For the fifth year in a row, local law enforcement will be partnering with Hooked on Toys for ‘Shop with Cops’. In total, eighty elementary students from the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts will be participating. Wenatchee Captain Edgar Reinfeld said it all starts with each student receiving a $100…


Annual Flag Football Contest Raises Hundreds for Jerry’s Harvest

The annual flag football game between the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and the Wenatchee Police Department raised enough money for Jerry’s Harvest to supply nearly 300 meals for families who have members suffering end of life struggles. Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brett Peterson said it was the participation keeps getting bigger….



Wenatchee Police Say Vehicle Prowls Hitting Area

The Wenatchee Police Department says they’ve received at least six calls of vehicle prowlers since Sunday, mostly in the center and northern parts of the city. All six involved cars that were unlocked and contained valuables. If you’ve had items stolen out of your vehicle, contact Rivercom. Wenatchee PD did…


Wenatchee Police Department Hosting ‘Coffee with a Cop’ This Wednesday

Officers from the Wenatchee Police Department will be available for questions or just conversation when they host Coffee with a Cop next Wednesday, October 3rd. The event begins at 9:30 am at Cafe Columbia inside Pybus Public Market in downtown Wenatchee. “It’s pretty casual and informal; there’s no board or…


Wenatchee PD Starts Movember Early This Year

The Wenatchee Police Department is starting Movember, a couple months early this year. Officers will be sporting beards and other unique forms of facial hair to bring attention to men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health and suicide prevention. “One of the biggest…