Law enforcement hopes to educate about mask requirement

KOIN News AM Extra

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A statewide mask requirement went into effect for Washington state on Friday.

We spoke with Washington State Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Darren Wright about how law enforcement plans to enforce the rule.

“We’re not wanting to go out and make arrests and give citations, we want to go out and educate them, and get them to comply with the order,” Wright said.

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