Yakima Police Officers are busy all day chasing calls for service but they're also charged with traffic control. Every Tuesday Yakima Police update the numbers from the patrols and so far they're not showing any decreases. Since the beginning of the month officers have so far made 1,997 traffic stops and issued 855 citations. During those stops Officers arrested 31 people for driving under the influence and investigated 64 collisions, 31 the result of drivers running a red light.
City officials say there's no plan to end the emphasis patrols anytime soon and will likely continue until the end of the year and beyond.

Patrol officers are busy but they also are stopping drivers

Capt. Jay Seely Commander of the city traffic unit says officers are now charged with making 3 to 4 traffic stops a day to help send a message to drivers they need slow down.

Have a problem in your area you want addressed?

Do you have a home or a business in the city? Currently Seely says he's divided the city into four areas assigning a Lieutenant to each area. You can find the information at https://yakimapolice.org/lt-areas-of-responsibility/
You can also find the information under the areas of responsibility in the information hub tab at yakimapolice.org.

Seely says anyone can now click on the area where they live or own and business and find out which Lieutenant is in charge of that specific area or neighborhood.
He says residents can contact the police officials in those specific areas to talk about specific concerns.

25 True Crime Locations: What Do They Look Like Today?

Below, find out where 25 of the most infamous crimes in history took place — and what the locations are used for today. (If they've been left standing.)

See the Must-Drive Roads in Every State

LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?

Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.

More From 107.3 KFFM