Public Safety Measure 20-327 Approved by Voters

As of 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 9th, Springfield voters have approved the renewal of the five-year public safety levy with a count of 14,888 ‘yes’ votes & 7,873 ‘no’. These numbers show the largest voter turnout & level of voter approval in the history of the public safety levy, with over 65% of voters indicating support of the renewal.

Chief of Police, Andrew Shearer, shared the following:

“The Springfield Police Department remains committed to holding accountable those who endanger our sense of community, while at the same time strengthening relationships with those who we are fortunate to serve. Recognizing that trust is at the core of what we do, every member of SPD will continue to treat everyone with dignity and respect. This department remains rooted in the values of professionalism, integrity, courage, & honor while standing steadfast in our commitment to continuous improvement. We thank the community for this show of support and for their belief in the work that SPD does every day to ensure the safety of the City of Springfield.”

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News Releases

Proactive Policing Leads to Arrest of Wanted Individual

November 2, 2022|Comments Off on Proactive Policing Leads to Arrest of Wanted Individual

Incident:                     Proactive Policing Leads to Arrest of Wanted Individual Location:                    1975 5th Street Case Number:           22-8117 Date/Time:                11/01/2022 @ 2326 hours More Information:    Public Information Coordinator | spdpi@springfield-or.gov Completed By:          Zak Gosa-Lewis, SPD [...]

Riverbend Hospital Text Alert – All Clear

October 30, 2022|Comments Off on Riverbend Hospital Text Alert – All Clear

Incident: Riverbend Hospital Text Alert – All Clear Location: Riverbend Hospital Case Number: 22-8046 Date/Time: 10/30/2022 @ 2021 HOURS More Information: Public Information Coordinator | spdpi@springfield-or.gov Completed By: Zak Gosa-Lewis, SPD Public Information Coordinator NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: At 8:21 pm [...]

Pedestrian Traffic Incident Fatality

October 25, 2022|Comments Off on Pedestrian Traffic Incident Fatality

Incident: Pedestrian Traffic Incident Fatality Location: 1500 Block Q Street Case Number: 22-7897 Date/Time: 10/25/2022 @ 0631 Hours More Information: Public Information Coordinator | spdpi@springfield-or.gov Completed By: Sgt. Del Castillo (AIC) NARRATIVE OF INCIDENT: On 10/25/2022 at 0631 hours Officers [...]