Columbia Police are Cracking Down

6 years 6 months 3 weeks ago September 02, 2010 Sep 2, 2010 Thursday, September 02 2010 Thursday, September 02, 2010 7:27:02 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia police officers will increase DWI enforcement this week starting today until Saturday.

The extra enforcement will include a sobriety checkpoint within the Columbia city limits from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m.

This effort focuses specifically on impaired drivers and is designed to reduce deaths and serious injuries caused by those who drive under the influence.

Columbia police received a grant from MODOT's highway safety division for participating in the "You drink & drive, you lose" campaign.

This allows the Department to utilize its officers for the increased DWI enforcement without additional costs.

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