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Pedestrian safety and speed enforcement operation results in 19 traffic enforcements

PMG PHOTO: ANDY DIECKHOFF - A police decoy crossign the street in Madras during the pedestrian safety operation The following is a press release from the Madras Police Department.

The Madras Police Department along with Jefferson County Sheriff's Of?ce and

Oregon State Police, conducted a Pedestrian Safety/ Speed Enforcement operation

in downtown Madras on Saturday, June 18th.

The operation consisted of 19 traf?c enforcement actions from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. A second operation will occur the weekend, of June 25 at an undetermined location and time.

Madras Police Department would like to remind all drivers that Oregon recognizes

every intersection as a crosswalk, marked or unmarked. The de?nition of a

crosswalk can be found online (ORS 801.220). The Madras Police Department

would also like to remind pedestrians to always use caution when crossing the

roadway, making sure it is safe to do so. Together with the publics support, the

police department strives to make Madras a pedestrian-safe environment for all.

Grants from Oregon Impact and Oregon Department of Transportation are used to,

fund of?cer's wages during these safety operations.

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