A screengrab from the new King County Sheriff's Blotter shows the types of stories the public can expect from the website.

King County Sheriff's Office starts a blotter of their own

On Feb. 19, the King County Sheriff's Office unveiled the King County Sheriff's Blotter, an online website that will be updated often with major crime updates and smaller news items, according to KCSO Sgt. Cindi West.

KCSO plans to make it a multimedia experience, with video and pictures accompanying stories whenever possible, West said.

The expansion of KCSO's digital impressions, with the firing up of a Twitter account last year and the newly-released Blotter in 2013, is similar to the Seattle Police Department's recent foray into a strong online presence.

The King County Sheriff's Blotter is available at http://kingcountysheriff.wordpress.com/

You can follow KCSO on Twitter @kingcosoPIO, where Sgt. Cindi West relays breaking crime and public safety information.

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