Couple doesn’t see officers writing traffic citations | Letter

My husband and I live in unincorporated King County. We drive to or through downtown Redmond four or five times a week. I cannot tell you the last time I saw a Redmond police officer pull a car or truck over for a traffic violation. I see people speeding, running red lights and distracted drivers — just to name a few. Twice, I have seen cars race to see how fast they can go when Redmond puts the sign up that shows drivers’ speeds on Union Hill Road across from the King County shops. One time, it read 70-plus mph.

I appreciate that King County, Kirkland and Bellevue troopers and officers pull drivers over for infractions. Why don’t Redmond officers? Are they afraid to offend drivers or are we the only people who think there is a problem?

Eleanor Warren

Unincorporated King County

More in Letters to the Editor

The next generation | Letter

Did you know that 50 percent of all lifetime causes of mental… Continue reading

Looming taxes continue to burden property owners | Letter

Looming taxes continue to burden property owners In the City Council’s committee… Continue reading

Cost of I-1631 will be passed on to consumers | Letter

This is in response to the guest column on Oct. 12 by… Continue reading

Give the gift of a future | Letter

Give your friends and family the best gift you could give them:… Continue reading

Kavanaugh should be rejected / Letters

I find Republican caviling at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings baffling. For just… Continue reading

Trump should stand up for public lands / Letter

When Donald Trump was elected president, sportsmen had high hopes that the… Continue reading

Offer your input at city council budget hearing on Oct. 16 / Letters

With all the local government spending to end homelessness, why is there… Continue reading

Funding sources for Downtown Park | Letter

n the environment that we are living in, all too often truth… Continue reading

Sammamish River Trail deserves attention | Letter

I have to add my agreement to the letter last month from… Continue reading

Prison reform needed | Letter

I want freedom for criminalized people of color in private prisons. Washington… Continue reading

Why was Downtown Park so costly? | Letter

The opening of the Downtown Park this past weekend adds a new… Continue reading

Why do we ignore the Sammamish River Trail? | Letter

Why do we ignore the Sammamish River Trail? The Sammamish River is… Continue reading