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:
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.