U.S. Congressman, former King County sheriff backing ‘Blue Alert’ bill to help protect police
WASHINGTON, DC -- Protecting the ones who protect us. New legislation aimed at stopping cop killers would create a national warning system similar to Amber Alerts. U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert co-sponsored the bill to create a ‘Blue Alert’ system. It's named for the two NYPD officers killed sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn just before Christmas.