Sunday, August 26, 2012
The following announcement was provided by the Concord Police Department.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The Concord Police Department last week announced it will join 128 other law enforcement agencies statewide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from Aug. 15 to Sept. 3 as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization, funded by a federal grant administered through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division. Impaired driving is one of America’s most often committed and deadliest crimes. In 2010, 115 people died in impaired driving related crashes in the Commonwealth. Moreover, there were an additional 2,750 impaired driving related personal injury and property damage crashes and almost 14,635 impaired driving arrests. On average, there is one alcohol impaired …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Perils of drinking and driving.
Hello, happy Friday and welcome to the end of 2011 and the beginning of 2012. Don't forget today is the final day to submit your receipts for the Concord Indies contest. All you need are a receipt from one Concord Indie in three of the four shopping zones (check the website), and a filled in entry form. Submit it to the address on the website and you could be eligible to win a $200 shopping spree. Good luck! Before we usher out the old and ring in the new, I just want to remind you to be careful with your merry making. We all love a good time, and some of us like to mix in a few libations with our celebrations. Nothing wrong with that if you are of age and in control, but none of us wants to experience the perils of drinking too much and…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Concord joins other Mass. towns for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
The Concord Police Department, along with nearly 200 other municipal police departments and law enforcement agencies in Massachusetts, is stepping up traffic enforcement from Aug. 19 through Sept. 5 as part of an initiative — Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over — aimed at getting impaired drivers off the street. The Concord PD provided the following information about the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over program. The problem of impaired driving is a serious one. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows the number of alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities in Massachusetts fell from 2008 to 2009, but the numbers are still too high. In 2009 alone, 108 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was at or above …