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Cutting edge technology gives Police a birds eye view

  • Written by Bob Kirkpatrick | Editor

REDMOND — It’s not quite Robocop, but the Redmond Police Department Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) might be the closest thing to it.

RPD launched the system in mid-August and intends to use it to expedite the investigation of serious traffic collisions.

“This technology will allow us to complete complex traffic collision investigations in a fraction of the time it currently takes," Captain Erik Scairpon said. "The system will lower staffing costs during a major incident, allow us to open roads quicker to lessen traffic impacts, and improve the safety for our officers by not placing them in the roadway.”

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A Big Win for Northshore Inclusion Program

  • Written by Susan Slate | Northshore Senior Center
The 4th annual 5K Capes for Courage run was a huge success.
 
Congratulations goes out to more than 300 participants and volunteers who helped raise over $38,000, making this our the biggest and best event ever.
 
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Another Woodinville Skateboard Challenge in the books

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
Skaters keeping a close eye on the weather knew it wasn't going to be a waste of time setting up in the pouring rain.
 
And it wasn't long before the sun parted the clouds and the 16th annual Woodinville Skate Board Challenge got underway Aug. 10 at Rotary Community Skate Park.
 
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Summer DUI enforcement patrols underway

  • Written by Karin Hopper

King County – Motorists driving impaired will have a greater chance of being pulled over by law enforcement, as nearly 150 additional DUI patrols kicked off across the state.

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