Coos Bay police make 28 stops in latest 'pedestrian safety operation'

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COOS BAY, Ore. -- On September 13, Coos Bay Police Department conducted a pedestrian safety operation at the intersection of Commercial Ave. and 3rd Street, which has generated pedestrian related complaints in the past.

The operation was conducted between 8-10:30 a.m., and officers made 28 traffic stops.

Warnings and citations were issued for pedestrian related violations, cell phone/distracted driver violations, seat belt and other violations.

"The focus of operations like these is to raise the pedestrian safety awareness of drivers and pedestrians through education and enforcement of pedestrian right-of-way laws," the department said.

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