The Galesburg Police Department Announces Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Results

September 5, 2018 08:56 AM
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The Galesburg Police Department announced that it showed zero tolerance for impaired driving during the Labor Day holiday, issuing 31 citations and making 9 criminal arrests. 
 
"The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign gives us the opportunity to help spread the message that preventing impaired driving is a matter of life or death," said Captain Russ Idle.
 
The Galesburg Police Department partnered with law enforcement around the state for Illinois’ Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Labor Day safety campaign, ramping up its usual enforcement efforts from Aug. 20 through Sept. 4 with the addition of six saturation patrols.
 
The Illinois Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal dollars managed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
 
 

 

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