Olympia, National Guard, Olympia Police discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
S. Capitol on high alert for armed protests over this weekend, Olympia rolling out extreme security measures around government buildings following the deadly siege of the U. S. Capitol. Humbles. Joe Marino talked concerned people in downtown Olympia there, a fencing surrounds much of the state capital and state Patrol and members of the National Guard. Keep a close watch on the grounds. Was such a show of force Olympia Police are beefing up their own patrols in the surrounding neighborhoods. Case. Any groups decide to splinter off. They have not stopped it before on, they allow it to happen downtown and carry over from the capital. State officials would rather be safe than sorry in a position overwhelming forces around the seat of government. Olympia Police are adding their own measures like extra patrols to make sure nearby businesses in the downtown area. Stay safe, too. You know, unprecedented times. Obviously everybody's really unsatisfied in the lake is a really disturbing time for everybody. Law enforcement says There are no explicit threats against the state capital, but We are hearing about groups ready to come to Olympia to take action all ahead of the presidential inauguration, and I feel like this election is just people have lost their minds. The National Guard has been protecting the state Capitol building here in Washington since Sunday. But what about other potential targets of violence who protect those comas? Matt Markovich spoke with law enforcement professionals, including Kurt Boyle from the Washington State Fusion Center. And Joe Damico with security services. Northwest groups may be targeting so called soft targets, the phones of private security agencies are now ringing off the hook. Protect both critical infrastructure. Um retail businesses Security services. Northwest has had to do a three fold increase in staffing since summer. And it's not just for protection but for rapid extraction of employees and needing to You know, sending security teams toe, grab their employees and then pull them out. The state's fusion intelligence gathering center is working to get accurate information out about all potential targets to back that information to make sure it's not misinformation or disinformation and making sure that it's credible information. Law enforcement veterans of few, too, says the average system needs to practice. Situational awareness. What seems normal for the area? What seems abnormal for the area And if something doesn't look right, tell somebody and get out of the area. Trust your gut, not Markovitz reporting. Recently replaced window at the Seattle Police East Precinct damaged in a protest Thursday night, police say about 30 people started to calendars and park then moved to the precinct, where they used chalk to draw on the wall. Outside of the building. Some people in the crowd through items at the precinct cracking the window. Two people arrested. Just this week, Police removed wooden boards that have been covering the windows since violent protests over the summer. State Health Department, releasing the newest totals in our Corona virus outbreak in reports nearly 286,000 total cases that includes confirmed in probable cases, nearly 300. More people have been hospitalized. However, that number is bigger than usual because of a backlog in reporting. State, adding 27 more deaths, pushing the death toll to more than 3900. Since the start of the outbreak, President elect Joe Biden outlining a new five point plan to ramp up covert 19 vaccinations across the country. He says his administration will work with states to open more vaccine priority. Groups open thousands of community vaccination centers activate pharmacies for vaccinations ramp up supplies by invoking the Defense Production Act. And release more vaccines. Early comas. Nick Problem, says local health experts hope the new plan is going to help us get back to normalcy faster doctors. I spoke with our optimistic after hearing the president elect's ideas, they say Having a federal strategy is welcome after seeing such a slow initial rollout of this vaccine. Now both doctors I spoke with, say President elect Biden's plan of 100 Million vaccinations in his 1st 100 days in office is certainly attainable. Now that they have a plan that will be in place to improve this process. Dr. Nathan slicker with the State Medical Association says Biden's plan to try and get clinical and non clinical professionals to help with vaccinations will be key. So long as they confined folks willing and able to inoculate people off the front line to care medicine to be vaccines makes the challenge of situation worse. So I think we are gonna have to offer you your top of the national Guard. I think we can train people together. I am injections. We do it all the time when they needed for their own medical care, Even with this optimism of potential improvements, he says, a lot more work has to be put in on behalf of the federal government and the states before we can say we're close to returning to normalcy it almost Nick Pompom and 9 10 now to the beacon, plumbing sports death, some headlines for you the conditional reinstatement of wide receiver Josh Gordon that has been rescinded now by the end. Film Gordon once again under suspension. Gordon was signed by the Seahawks and September despite being under an indefinite suspension. He received conditional reinstatement early in December with the hope that he'd be playing by the end of last season. NFL playoffs. Continue today, the Rams in Green Bay to take on the Packers at 1 35, the Ravens in Buffalo to take on the Bills at 5 15. Jordan. Sanders had a season high 24 points and you're Rogers scoring 9/16 in overtime. Southern California beating number 25 Washington State women on the hardwood 81 to 77 last night. Washington State Playing the program's first game is a team ranked in the top 25. At its four game win streak snapped Seattle Mariners agreeing to terms with infielder JP Crawford catcher Tom Murphy right into Rafael Montero, avoiding arbitration with all three of them. Crawfords 2021 deal for about $2 Million Murphy for 875,000 Montero for about 200 quarter million. We checked Sports a 10 and 40 past the hour on Cuomo News, introducing TD Ameritrade's newest trading platform. Thinker Swim Web. It has all the essential tools and trade strategies in a streamlined interface. No download necessary thinker swim Web trading, streamlined visit..