Williams Police receives $47,000 DUI prevention grant

For the tenth year in a row Williams Police Department received an Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant to help mitigate DUI. (Submitted photo)

For the tenth year in a row Williams Police Department received an Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety grant to help mitigate DUI. (Submitted photo)

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — The Williams Police Department (WPD), in conjunction with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), recently announced the award of a DUI Enforcement Vehicle Grant dedicated to removing impaired drivers from the roadway.

The $47,000 grant was awarded to WPD by GOHS for the purchase and implementation of a DUI enhanced patrol vehicle.

WPD plans to strictly enforce impaired driving issues throughout the city utilizing the vehicle during the 2019-2020 season. Seatbelt and child restraint enforcement is also a priority during this safety campaign.

This is the tenth consecutive year the Governor’s office has partnered with WPD to fund traffic safety and DUI enforcement activities. The parnership has promoted a multi-faceted safe driviing program with positive results and notice within the Williams community.

WPD asks everyone to refrain from driving impaired and to obey all traffic laws to keep citizens and visitors safe.

Information provided by Williams Police Department

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