Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brad Foster
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The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety for Traffic Enforcement Program to Increase Safety on Roads
Canyon Lake, Calif. – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a $34,358.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant will support our ongoing enforcement and education programs to help reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths on our roads.
“This funding will strengthen our commitment to public safety in our community,” Deputy Trevor Downs said. “We will be able to increase our efforts in making our roads safer for everyone and focus on critical areas such as distracted driving, impaired driving and speeding.”
The grant will provide additional programs and resources, including:
- DUI checkpoints and patrols focused on stopping suspected impaired drivers.
The grant program will run through September 2024.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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