If the police department was provided with video footage showing drivers texting (license plate of vehicle and video of driver committing infraction) could they be ticketed? As a regular bike commuter, I encounter several severely distracted drivers along the Avondale Way corridor as well as on Novelty Hill road on a daily basis, particularly on my commute home. These drivers are easy to spot; they're either drifting ...more »
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What is the next question we should ask here for feedback?
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I am concerned about how a person can come to the police with an issue that is considered civil and no matter that he has been informed that the situation is not a criminal matter, an understanding is lacking of how it is possible that the police do not deal with all forms of injury because there is a public expectation that the police are there for the safety of people and their property. A person may be left feeling ...more »
The Redmond Police Department offers public training to help keep our community safe. Upcoming events include a class focusing on survival with the ALICE method on Sept. 25 and a women's personal safety class on Oct. 8 (registration is now open at www.redmond.gov/policeclasses).
What courses you would like to see offered in the future?
Link to on-line article dedicated to Steve Harris:
I hope that if your department has a memorial for Harris, you will publish the details of the event on your web page. Many of us were so touched by our friendship with him.
How many deaths or serious injuries on Redmond's roadways do you think is acceptable? 10? 50? 100?
Once you pick a number, then discuss what you think we need to change in our transportation system to achieve that number (lower traffic speeds, reengineer streets, create physically separated bicycle lanes, etc.)
I heard about this community idea web site from the Block Watch quarterly meetings and have an idea that I would like to submit, but it is neither a police nor a fire idea. Where can all of the other community ideas be discussed?
For example, I'm interested in discussing rezoning of residential areas to include small neighborhood business to encourage a pedestrian community within the Education Hill neighborhood.