Redwood City police launch "Live Guide"
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (KGO) -- The Redwood City police department has a new crime fighting tool that they say is the first of its kind in the nation.
The police chief launched a video chat system with a live officer called "Live Guide." It allows residents to chat with a police officer from their laptop or desktop computer about anything except a life threatening emergency. The program is online Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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