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Date: December 14, 2015

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Todd Kocian, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

"You Drink & Drive. You Lose." Mini-Grant Results

The Lincoln Police Department participated in a "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign during the first two weekends of December 2015 - December 4th & 5th and December 11th & 12th. These dates were added to the national campaign being conducted December 18, 2015 through January 3, 2016. During the project, officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement and took a zero tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcoholic liquor and/or drugs. The Lincoln Police Department made 10 DUI/DWI arrests. Funding for the project was provided through a mini-grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

Other activity during the project included:

1 DRE evaluation
4 narcotics citations
3 driving under suspension citations
1 warrant arrest
1 MIP citation
5 citations and 13 warnings for no valid insurance
6 citations and 5 warnings for no valid registration
2 citations and 1 warning for no seatbelt
2 citations and 6 warnings for traffic signal violations
2 citations and 8 warnings for stop sign violations
4 speed warnings

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