Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department was awarded several grants from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The grant money will be used to purchase new equipment and cover overtime costs for Selective Traffic Enforcement Programs and DUI / Impaired Driving Enforcement Details.
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded the Yuma Police Department a total of $47,000.00 in grant funding for equipment. The department used this money to purchase a new patrol vehicle that will be dedicated to DUI / Impaired driving enforcement.
The Yuma Police Department was also awarded a total of $35,000.00 in grant funding to cover the cost of officers’ overtime expenses for Selective Traffic Enforcement Programs and for DUI / Impaired Driving Enforcement details.
The Yuma Police Department takes a strong proactive approach to enforcing DUI /impaired driving and traffic law violations. With the assistance of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the Yuma Police Department can continue to make our community a safer place to travel in.