|Labor Day 2009 Post Event Report|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
On various dates during August and through Labor Day weekend 2009, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) was involved in the statewide “You Drink & Drive, You Lose” Selective DUI Enforcement, in a coordinated effort to decrease the number of alcohol impaired drivers on the streets. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS) provided the DCSO up to $22,000.00 overtime grant funds for this selective enforcement.
The following statistics were compiled during the enforcement activities:
Our selective enforcement goal was to use saturated patrol to contact suspected drunk drivers, who were arrested and taken off the street; thus, creating safer streets for the citizens of Douglas County.