August Officer of the Month Lieutenant Robert Netherland, III Henrico County Police Department Henrico, Virginia Lt. Robert Netherland, III has been with the Henrico County, Virginia Police since 1994.  Lt Netherland received the MADD law enforcement award several times back...
Saturation Saturday Lieutenant Scott Roach St. Louis County Police Department            In August of 2017, the State of Missouri passed House Bill 4 which reduced annual state funding for DWI checkpoints from $20 million down to $1.00. Confusingly, one of the...
Berkeley, California Officer Aron Belveal talks about a fatal DUI collision he witnessed on his way home from his shift.  “We have to get these kind of people off the streets.” In a few weeks, Officer Aron Belveal will retire...
July MADD Officer of the Month First Sergeant Tracy Mance Albany County Sheriff’s Office – New York First Sergeant, Tracy Mance has been an officer with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office for 19.5 years and was appointed the Albany County...
Despite the Distractions, Impaired Driving Enforcement Must Remain A High Priority By Steven R. Casstevens, Chief of Police Buffalo Grove Police Department, Buffalo Grove, IL President, International Association of Chiefs of Police Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are faced...
A daughter’s tribute of love to her father. By Jenny Reyes Walter Reyes was killed by a drunk driver on Jan. 21, 2015 For the last five years of his life, my father, Walter Reyes, rose at 4 a.m. each...
Deputy Marcus James Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, California Rancho Cordova Police Division   Deputy Marcus James has 24 years’ experience in impaired driving enforcement and he is a Drug Recognition Expert. He has done over 2000 DRE evaluations. He currently...
Call Them Crashes, Not Accidents Ken Stecker Michigan Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor   On average, someone is killed in a drunk driving crash every 53 minutes. Every two minutes, someone is injured because of this entirely preventable crime. At any...
“I told him that I love him”, a brother’s tribute.  By Keith Ellis for Illinois Trooper Gerald Wayne Ellis, killed in the line of duty on March 30, 2019.   How do you describe life after something like this? How...
  By Helen Witty I can almost picture that day 32 years ago at King’s Island amusement park just across the Kentucky border in Mason, Ohio. Summer in the air. The distant shrieks of delighted children, the smell of fried...