KPD Awarded Overtime Traffic Enforcement Grant

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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Contact:  Lt. Brian McGregor

 Email:     bmcgregor@kennerpd.com

 Office:    (504) 712-2252

 Date:     12/13/16

KPD Awarded Overtime Traffic Enforcement Grant from LA Highway Safety Commission

 Kenner — The Kenner Police Department has been awarded an overtime traffic enforcement grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.  The grant, totaling $22,000.00, emphasizes enforcement against alcohol/impaired driving (DWI) and occupant protection (seatbelt/child restraint) violations by motorists in the City of Kenner.  The funding will provide for overtime expenditures of Police Officers conducting patrols for such enforcement of these particular violations.

 Besides enforcement patrols, the funding will also be utilized for Police Officers working overtime while conducting periodic DWI or occupant protection checkpoints throughout the grant period.  Officers will also work overtime for this program during Special Wave Enforcement campaign periods that are scheduled as follows:

December 15, 2016-January 1, 2017 Christmas/New Year’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”
February 17-28, 2017  Mardi Gras “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”
April 21-27, 2017 “Buckle Up in Your Truck”
May 22-June 4, 2017  “Click It or Ticket” National Mobilization
June 30-July 5, 2017 Independence Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”
August 18-September 3, 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” National Mobilization

 The grant period for this program commenced on October 1, 2016 and continues through September 30, 2017.

 More information:  Please contact Lieutenant Brian McGregor of the KPD Public Information Office at bmcgregor@kennerpd.com or (504) 712-2252 with any additional questions you may have. 

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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