The following information is for all areas and especially to those who live in rural areas with outside mail boxes and where parcels are left on front steps or porches. Make arrangements for a friend to retrieve your parcel upon delivery if you are going out from your residence for a few hours. Take precautions.
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Critical - Immediate
Crime in progress, serious threat to life, for immediate response by the nearest police unit - regardless of current assignment. *Some examples are: Stabbing, Officer down, Armed robbery, Injured persons
Prevention of Casualty - Probability of Apprehension
Criminal act in progress with a strong probability of apprehension or the prevention of a more serious crime.
* Some examples are: All alarms, Physical altercations, Injury accidents, Suspicious persons, Vehicle prowlers
Incidents where there is a threat of violence or injury, opportunity exists for police action to prevent a more serious situation. *Some examples are: Physical disturbances, Verbal disputes ...
Fall is a good time to check the batteries of your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and detectors.
Every year 1,800 people die from carbon monoxide poisoning.
This odorless, tasteless and colorless gas produces symptoms that are similar to the flu, but without a fever and include:
- and Irregular breathing
If you have any of these symptoms, go outside for a while. If your symptoms disappear while you are out, and then reappear when you go inside, you may have carbon monoxide poisoning.
Open doors and windows immediately, leave your home as quickly as possible ...
Take note of the following characteristics, so you can report to 9-1-1 and make documentation of your own to keep.
Race or Ethnicity
Complexion - light, dark, ruddy, etc.
Eye Color (if possible)
Hair - color, length, thick, thin, balding, full, facial hair, etc.
Height - estimate in two inch blocks, 5' 8" - 5" 10"
Weight - estimate in blocks of 20 pounds, 180-200 lbs.
Build - large, medium, small, stocky, thin, etc.
Distinguishing Features - tattoos, scars, eyeglasses, teeth, jewelry, etc.
Clothing - type, color, style, (start at the top and work down).
Direction of Travel
Make sure your family is safe:
As temperatures go up, so do windows in many homes. Opening windows in your home to enjoy the warmer temperatures may seem harmless, but open windows have proven to be sources of injury and death for young children.
According to CPSC data falls from windows result in an average of about eight deaths yearly to children five years or younger, while ...
The topic of Sex Offender registration continually arises during community meetings. Recently several questions were asked about the legal requirements regarding registered sex offenders.
All county Sheriffs have a responsibility. The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) states:
The county sheriff with whom an offender classified as risk level III is registered shall cause to be published by legal notice, advertising, or news release a sex offender community notification that conforms to the guidelines established under RCW 4.24.5501 in at least one legal newspaper with general circulation in the area of the sex offender's registered address or location ...
Answer: A few seconds more than it takes to destroy someone's life.
WHY SHOULD YOU SECURE YOUR LOAD?
IT SAVES LIVES: Across North America, road litter, either dumped on purpose by motorists or accidental fall-outs from unsecured loads, causes 25,000 accidents every year, nearly 100 of them fatal. Road litter poses a serious hazard here in Washington too. On average, there are 350 accidents involving road debris on state highways each year. Source: The Washington State Deparment of Transportation.
IT IS THE LAW: No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any public highway unless such vehicle is ...