SPD officer arrested for DUI, placed on administrative leave

Spokane Police Detective Kirk Kimberly was cited with a misdemeanor DUI Saturday night. He appeared in court Monday afternoon. (2-12-18)

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Spokane Police officer will be placed on administrative leave after he was arrested for a DUI on Saturday night, according to Spokane Police. 

Officials said Detective Kirk Kimberly was stopped by a Washington State Patrol trooper for speeding on Saturday at 11:40 p.m. near Monroe Street and Grace Avenue. Kimberly was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. SPD leaders said he was not on duty at the time of the incident. 

Authorities said Kimberly will be placed on administrative leave and SPD will conduct an Internal Affairs investigation. Kimberly has been with the department in September 1992.    

In court Monday afternoon, he entered a not guilty plea. Kimberly is out of custody and will stay out of custody pending trial. His next court date is set for March 16. 


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