CBPD release – On September 13th, 2018 the 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 the hours of 8:00am and 10:30am.  During the operation, police officers from the Coos Bay Police Department made 28 traffic stops.  Warnings and citations were issued for pedestrian related violations, cell phone/distracted driver violations, seatbelt 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.  For more information, please contact the Coos Bay Police Department, Captain Chris Chapanar at 541-269-8911.