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Open house at KPD Nov. 13


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The Keizer Police Department is hosting an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 930 Chemawa Road NE.

While the police department facility is generally restricted to public access beyond the reception area, citizens will be allowed access to most areas within the secure building including the booking room, sally port and temporary holding cells.  Police officers, supervisors and commanders will be available to meet the public, demonstrate police equipment and answer questions.

Various exhibits will be on display including patrol vehicles, traffic motorcycles and the mobile command trailer.  McGruff the Crime Dog will be on-hand to meet and greet children.  Free gun locks and child identification kits will also be available. A special K-9 police service dog retirement and commissioning event will commence at 7:30 p.m. in the main lobby.