Public safety needs more than just a step in the right direction
Last updated 3/23/2023 at 8:54am
Law enforcement in our region continue to serve the people with professionalism, dedication and compassion. The brave men and women behind the badge are an integral part of our communities and are doing everything they can to keep our communities safe despite the unfortunate restrictions placed on them and the shortage of needed resources and staffing.
We are fortunate that on our side of the mountains that the types of crime and spikes in violent offenses haven’t quite reached the extreme levels seen in western Washington. However, the close-knit communities in eastern Washington are st...