As part of the 2012 Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department will be cracking down on impaired drivers.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s department is asking drivers not to let alcohol ruin their holiday season. Or ruin the holiday for anyone else. As part of the 2012 Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign, the department will be stepping up enforcement efforts and holding sobriety checkpoints from now until Dec. 16. St. Louis County Police are also involved with the campaign. “Losing a loved one during the holiday season is a tragedy no one should have to endure,” stated Sheriff Oliver Glenn Boyer. “Impaired driving is a preventable crime, and we intend to crack down so drivers feel secure when travelling on Jefferson County and Missouri’s roadways.” The Sherriff’s Department asks that you consider some of the consequences if you are caught …
The checkpoints are part of the 2012 Holiday DWI Enforcement Campaign. St. Louis County will steps up enforcement of the campaign from Dec. 10 through Dec. 16.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
- Dan Barger
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The St. Louis County Police Highway Safety Unit and officers from the Division of Patrol will be conducting sobriety checkpoints throughout the month of December, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Police Department. Specially trained officers will be checking motorists in an effort to reduce the number of intoxicated drivers on our streets and highways. Inconvenience to motorists will be minimal. The officers participating in the enforcement have had additional training in the recognition of motorists who have had too much to drink or are under the influence of illegal drugs. Officers will also issue citations for seat belt and other violations. "Removing intoxicated drivers from our roadways is a high priority for the …