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In Tough Times, the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department DUI Unit is Exceeding Expectations By: Bill Sullivan NHTSA Law Enforcement Liaison, Region 7 During fiscal year 2019, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department DUI Unit made 536 DUI arrests. While...
MADD January 2021 Officer of the Month Deputy Jason McLaughlin Washington County Oregon Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason McLaughlin was hired by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in 2004. He immediately took an interest in traffic safety, and more specifically, in...
A GOD-Story: From Death To Life Patti Foster   Character can be formed, crafted, and shaped in so many different ways… Helen Keller, through her life-long adversity, learned: Character is not developed in quiet and ease. Only through experience of...
December 2020 Officer of the Month Sergeant Jaime Esparza El Paso, Texas Police Department Sergeant Jaime Esparza has been assigned to the El Paso DWI Taskforce for the last 15 years. He has been a leader and supervisor of the...
Sergeant Don Egdorf DWI Task Force Houston, Texas Police Department MADD National Board Member and Vice Chair MADD Law Enforcement Committee Chair As 2020 ends and we start thinking about 2021, I think it is important to look back on...
“I came across another one of her motivational messages, this time in a photo taken of the palm of her hand, on which she had written: “Finish It.”  That short message, which I now wear 24/7 on a bracelet on...
Officer Richard Closius Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida   Officer Richard Closius has been a member of the Miami-Dade Police Department Impaired Driving Enforcement Squad for 22 years. Rick is also a Drug Recognition Expert, a DRE Instructor, and a Roadside...
“Waymo is committed to improving road safety” Waymo’s Mission – “Waymo’s mission is to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. The Waymo Driver can improve the world’s access to mobility while saving...
Jill C. Mason Sacramento, California   On April 11, 2004, I was a 26-year-old triathlete, with a master’s degrees, and a career in marketing with an engineering firm in Mountain View, CA. While on a bike ride on Easter Sunday morning, my boyfriend Alan Liu and I...
October Officer of the Month  Sergeant Vincent Turocy Tennessee Highway Patrol   Sergeant Vincent Turocy has been a trooper for the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) since 2000. He became a certified Drug Recognition Expert in 2008. He has received numerous...