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Date: November 27, 2013

For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226
Captain Jason Stille, Duty Commander, 402.441.7262

"You Drink & Drive. You Lose." Enforcement

This holiday season, the Lincoln Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across the nation by participating in the "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." enforcement campaign in an effort to help save lives. This special holiday enforcement is scheduled from Saturday, November 30, 2013, through Wednesday, January 1, 2014. Officers will patrol throughout the city, focusing on high volume traffic areas.

The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety is providing funding for additional officers to arrest impaired drivers from our roadways during the peak hours for alcohol consumption. The grant-funded enforcement will be conducted Friday and Saturday nights, 9 p.m. - 3 a.m.

Last year, the Lincoln Police Department investigated 8,085 accidents, 280 of which were alcohol related.

There are three simple steps citizens can take to stay safe:





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