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News Release
Gresham Police Are Doing Extra Patrols for DUII Drivers - 01/12/18

GRESHAM, Ore. -- The Gresham Police Department was recently awarded a 2017-2018 DUII High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) grant from Oregon Impact, beginning November 2017 through September 2018. Over the past two months, Gresham Officers have conducted targeted enforcement to arrest DUII drivers in order to keep drivers and pedestrians safe throughout the city.

Additionally, officers conducted extra DUII HVE patrols between Dec. 15, 2017 and Jan. 1, 2018 in conjunction with the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration's (NHTSA) holiday season "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. The results of the enforcement efforts are detailed below.

Nov Dec Total
Alcohol DUII 3 9 12
Drug DUII 0 1 1
DWS 3 7 10
MIP 0 0 0
Speeding 5 8 13
Seat Belt 0 0 0
Cell phone 1 0 1
All other citations 3 25 28
All warnings 4 16 20

The Gresham Police Department will be continuing to do targeted DUII enforcement throughout the month of January and would like to remind everyone that they play an important part in keeping our highways and city streets safe. Immediately report aggressive, dangerous, and intoxicated drivers to the Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications at 503.823.3333 or call 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.

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