Police Crack Down for Holidays

7 years 5 months 4 weeks ago Tuesday, November 23 2010 Nov 23, 2010 Tuesday, November 23, 2010 9:01:12 PM CST November 23, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department will have a special traffic detail enforcing the speed limit Wednesday. The police will be patrolling Interstate 70 all day Wednesday until early evening. The Columbia Police will also increase enforcement on "Black Friday." Extra officers will be patrolling intersections along Stadium Boulevard near the Columbia Mall.

Columbia Police Department Public Information Officer Jill Wieneke said the department wants people to be extra attentive while driving this holiday season.

"We are asking for people to give them self some extra time, allow for weather and allow for extra traffic," Wieneke said.

Also, the Cole County Sheriff's Department will be increasing its DWI enforcement. Lieutenant Gary Hill of the Cole County Sheriff's Department said the officers will be focusing on Highway 54.

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