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Fire Prevention Week October 5 – 11: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind local residents about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home and testing them monthly.

Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, the Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during 2014 Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, to remind local residents about the importance of having working smoke alarms in the home and testing them monthly.

Applications now being accepted for Washington State Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp

Applications are currently being accepted for the 37th Annual Washington State - Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp to be held at the Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton from July 20 through July 26, 2014.

Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 37th Annual Washington State - Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp to be held at the Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton from July 20 through July 26, 2014. 

Washington State Patrol on the watch for drivers who don’t move left for stopped emergency vehicles

The Washington State Patrol is reminding drivers that state law requires them to slow down and move left if safe, when passing emergency vehicles stopped beside the roadway.

The Washington State Patrol is reminding drivers that state law requires them to slow down and move left if safe, when passing emergency vehicles stopped beside the roadway.

Emergency vehicles include police cars, fire trucks, ambulances, tow trucks, and highway maintenance vehicles with emergency lights activated.

Over the next few weeks, troopers statewide will be making an extra effort to contact violators they might observe in the course of other routine work.

Washington State Patrol warns of an identity theft investigation phone scam

There are reports of a scam requiring people to “call today” and confirm their Social Security Number according to a February 7, 2014, Washington State Patrol news release.

There are reports of a scam requiring people to “call today” and confirm their Social Security Number according to a February 7, 2014, Washington State Patrol news release.

Washington State Patrol (WSP) wants to warn people that there is a phone scam occurring in Washington State requesting people to give their Social Security Number when they call an (813) Florida area code phone number as part of an identity theft investigation. 

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