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September 13, 2010
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Sergeant Brian Agnew, Southeast Team, 402.441.6004

"You Drink & Drive. You Lose." Crackdown Results

To impact impaired driving and to coincide with the nationwide "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign, the Lincoln Police Department conducted specialized enforcement from August 20, 2010 through September 6, 2010. Increased enforcement for the project was funded by a grant through the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).

Throughout Lincoln, thirty-two officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement to deter impaired driving. Officers took a zero tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. They were also alert for other traffic and safety violations.

Saturation enforcement results:
81 Official Citations Issued
160 Warning Citations Issued
10 Driving under the influence
8 Driving under suspension
7 Speeding
2 No seat belt
4 No insurance
2 Narcotics possession
7 Outstanding warrants

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