Patrols keeping eye out for speeders

With the start of school on Sept. 6 comes the return of school emphasis patrols by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies are taking a zero tolerance approach throughout the school year toward those speeding in school zones and will be handing out $173 tickets to drivers traveling faster than 20 mph in a school zone when children are present.

“We take a real serious approach to it,” said Sheriff Steve Boyer. “It’s preventable, there’s no excuse for people to be speeding in a school zone.”

Deputies Jim Rye, Dave Green and Darren Anderson will be patrolling school zones throughout the county. Rye, a 32-year-veteran of the

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