Ala. cops get funding to combat impaired drivers
The Gadsden Times
SOUTHSIDE, Ala. — The days leading up to and during the Labor Day holiday will be busy ones for the Southside Police Department, thanks to a grant that will pay for officers to work overtime to combat impaired drivers.
According to Lt. Clay Johnson, the department received a grant from the Northeast Alabama Traffic Safety Office for officers to work the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, starting Aug. 15.
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