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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Citizens Police Academy

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The Moscow Police Department holds an annual Citizens Police Academy. This eleven-week course meets once a week to provide an opportunity for citizens to learn and experience the law enforcement profession while enhancing communication lines to those citi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Winter weather can provide some unique challenges, and the Moscow Police Department has some advice for driving safely in the snow and ice.

For more information about our snow operations, please visit https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/364/Snow-Removal-Winter-Wea...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Plowing Snow in Moscow, Idaho

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Why do we pile snow into the middle of the highway? Why have Moscow's schools only had 3 snow days in the last 7 years? Should I move my car when it's snowing?

If you've ever wondered what goes into plowing 186 lane miles of streets in town, we followed ou...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Plowing Around Parked Cars

A snowplow navigates a narrow street

Here's what a snowplow driver sees while trying to plow around cars parked on the street. This job is not for the faint of heart!

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Snow Pushback and Snow Gate Operations

A snow gate operates on heavy equipment

Once city streets have been plowed and are navigable, we begin the process of pushing back snow to widen the available roadway. Our staff uses specially equipped heavy equipment (in this case a grader) to push snow to the curb. We also utilize snow gates ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Cooking for the Holidays

Deep Frying a Turkey

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, so we deep fried some turkeys at the fire station! While the NFPA does not recommend cooking turkeys in propane fryers, this video shows how to reduce risks when cooking for the holidays. Many common fires and injuries take place...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Fire Engine Walkthrough

Front of Fire Engine 27

See why our newest Pierce Saber fire engines have made such a tremendous difference for our volunteer firefighters in Moscow, Idaho. Learn more about the Moscow Volunteer Fire Department at https://www.ci.moscow.id.us/184/Mosco... 

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

2019 Shiekh Community Unity Award Ceremony

Shiekh Award Ceremony

The City of Moscow Human Rights Commission awarded Kay Keskinen the 2019 Ismat Ara and Abdul Mannan Sheikh Community Unity Award on November 14, 2019. At the event Mayor Lambert cited the nomination of Keskinen by Lysa Salsbury, "While Kay's professi...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Change your clocks, change your batteries!

Clocks and Batteries

We recommend changing smoke alarm batteries twice per year, so what better time than when we fall back and spring ahead! When you change your clocks this weekend, consider replacing any 9V batteries in your smoke alarms as well. Fires can start when you l...

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