Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Payson Police receive $7,000 from Governor's Office for Highway Safety

Grant will help make Payson safer by enhancing DUI enforcement

The Payson Police Department is pleased to announce that the Governor’s Office of Highway
Safety has awarded a grant in the amount of $7,000 to enhance DUI enforcement in Payson. The money will be used specifically to target aggressive drivers, impaired drivers, occupant protection, speeding and other highway safety laws with the goal of reducing injuries and fatalities.
The grant funds are part of an ongoing effort to make local roads and highways safer through a combination of traffic enforcement, a zero tolerance approach and public education regarding the dangers of driving under the influence, speeding, seat belt violations and other related issues.
According to a press release from the Payson Police Department, the department has enjoyed a lengthy, positive relationship with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety and has been awarded many grants that have been beneficial to the Payson area.
For more information about this grant or highway safety in general, please contact Chief
Don Engler at (928) 474-5242 ext. 209.

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