DPS Awarded Over $365,875 in Federal Grant Funding for FY 2017
Funding will expand DUI – traffic enforcement and equipment expenditures
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
- For Immediate Release -
Arizona — The Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZDPS) has received a total of $365,875 in federal grant monies for fiscal year 2017 from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS).
The Department will utilize the monies to help pay for overtime expenditures incurred during special details for DUI enforcement, DUI training, seat belt and child safety-seat enforcement, ground and air speed enforcement, and distracted driving enforcement.
The Department will utilize a portion of the monies to purchase speed and DUI enforcement equipment.
AZDPS Assistant Director, Lt. Col. Daniel Lugo said, “We thank GOHS Director Alberto Gutier and GOHS for their continued partnership in the promotion of highway and public safety through education and enforcement.”
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