Police try positive reinforcement on pedestrians with free drink coupons Hemet has had its share of deadly traffic collisions involving pedestrians. To address this, Hemet Police conducted a pedestrian safety operation last week as part of an ongoing campaign, but this time it was with a twist: instead of citations, officers handed out coupons for free Slurpees! Some 41 coupons were handed out as part of a larger campaign designed to raise public awareness, educate pedestrians, and ultimately decrease pedestrian related collisions in Hemet. Armed with coupons donated by Seven Eleven stores, uniformed officers set out to reward pedestrians who used the crosswalk, obeyed the pedestrian signal lights, and crossed the
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