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Winthrop Marshal's Office

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Our mission statement:
"The Winthrop Marshal's Office does herby recognize that we are empowered by our community to carry out certain duties and functions of government.
Paramount amongst these is protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; enforcement of laws and ordinances; execution of orders of the courts and safeguarding of civil rights, which provide liberty and freedom for all people.
We strive to provide an improved quality of life in our community, investigating problems and incidents, seeking solutions and providing those services necessary to foster a sense of cooperation and security in our neighborhoods. We establish public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of professional performance and ethics. We are dedicated to development of each individual in our organization through effective training, education and progressive leadership."
 
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Winthrop Marshals Office Physical Address:
PH#(509).996.2160
FAX#(509) 996-9255
206 Riverside Ave
Winthrop, WA. 98862
 
Winthrop Marshals Mailing address:
PO Box:459
Winthrop, WA 98862

Cell phone use while driving studies:

Distraction from cell phone use while driving (hand held or hands free) extends a driver's reaction as much as having a blood alcohol concentration at the legal limit of .08 percent. (University of Utah)

  • The No.1 source of driver inattention is use of a wireless device. (Virginia Tech/NHTSA)
  • Drivers that use cell phones are four times as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. (NHTSA, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)
  • Driving while distracted is a factor in 25 percent of police reported crashes.
  • AT&T video on texting while driving.

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    Learn more about distracted driving here.