Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts reports the “STOP-DWI Crackdown for St. Patrick’s Day and Weekend Campaign” linked with other law enforcement initiatives already done at key times of the year and promoting it under a county and statewide umbrella. This campaign targets the time period around St. Patrick’s Day.
The “STOP-DWI Crackdown for St. Patrick’s and Weekend Campaign” will be March16 – 18 is a locally driven program with all Wayne County law enforcement agencies participating and working together; police departments, state police and the Sheriff’s Office coordinating awareness, education and enforcement activities.
Research findings demonstrate that highly visible, publicized efforts like the “STOP-DWI St. Patrick’s Day and Weekend Campaign” can further reduce the occurrence of DWI.
The STOP-DWI Foundation has created a new Mobile APP – “Have A Plan” that is available as a free download for smart phones to help find safe rides home no matter where you may be celebrating. Go to www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp or visit your APP store.
Future STOP-DWI Crackdowns will also include Memorial Day and weekend.