Presentation on theme: "FORMULATE AN ACTION PLAN ID & Empower Stakeholders & Champions Develop Education Programs Target High Risk Groups as well as the General Public Traffic."— Presentation transcript:
FORMULATE AN ACTION PLAN ID & Empower Stakeholders & Champions Develop Education Programs Target High Risk Groups as well as the General Public Traffic Violator Courses Victim Impact Panels for DUI Offenders Retail & Server Training Courses Implement Enforcement Programs Sustained, Regular Enforcement STOP’s as “Surgical Strikes” Retail Compliance Checks Party Dispersal Programs
FUNDING SOURCES DUI Fine Assessment Funds Used to Fund Training, Prevention Programs and Equipment. OS T C “The court shall remit Fifty Dollars ($50.00) of each alcohol fine or deferral fee to a fund of the municipality that shall be used to defray costs for enforcement of laws relating to juvenile access to alcohol, other laws relating to alcohol and other intoxicating substances, and traffic-related offenses involving alcohol or other intoxicating substances.”
IDENTIFY AVAILABLE PARTNERS Your Best Resource – “Safe Communities” Groups OHSO, Law Enforcement Liaisons State, County, Tribal & Local Law Enforcement Traffic Safety Advocates – AAA, Driving Schools, EMS & Fire Services, ODOT Alcohol Enforcement – ABLE Commission, District Attorney’s Council Prevention Groups – MADD, SADD, Stop DUI Oklahoma, 2M2l, Citizen Crime Commission, Safe Kids Advocacy Groups – Victim Impact Panels Education – County Health Departments, Local Schools
PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP YOU SUSTAIN IMPAIRED DRIVING PROGRAMS Shared Knowledge Shared Ideas Strength in Numbers Shared Resources
SHARED KNOWLEDGE Universal Policies & Practices for Conducting DUI Checkpoints & Enforcement Operations. Developing Outreach Programs for High Risk Target Groups. Developing Programs to Reach Repeat Offenders to Reduce Recidivism. Media Campaigns Against Impaired Driving. Use of Social Media. What Type of Shared Knowledge Can Help Sustain High Visibility Enforcement?
SHARED IDEAS Enforcement – STOP’s (DUI Checkpoints & Saturation Patrols), Establishment & Retail Compliance Checks Media Campaigns – Earned and Paid Media, PSA’s, NHTSA & OHSO Published Materials Outreach Programs – VIP, Alive at 25, 2M2L Retail/Server Programs Don’t Reinvent What Others Have Done Successfully ! What Ideas Can Help Me Address Impaired Driving ?
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS The Perception of an Increased Risk of Apprehension can be a Powerful Deterrent. The Message of a Unified Stance Against Impaired Driving is a Strong Message to the Public. The Community Wants to Know that Area Law Enforcement are Joining Forces to Address Traffic Safety Issues. You Will Receive Better Media Exposure when Multiple Agencies are Involved.
BE INNOVATIVE TO GET THEIR ATTENTION
SHARED RESOURCES Since Few Agencies have the Resources Needed to Make a Significant Impact on the Problem, Multiple Agencies Can Combine Forces to Send a Strong Message of Deterrence. Multi-Agency Joint Operations or “Task Force” Assignments Will Have a Much Greater Impact and Results. Other Agencies Can Provide Resources You May Not Have. Civilian Traffic Safety Advocates Can Provide Additional Support. All it Takes is One…
TULSA COUNTY DUI SATURATION PATROL Tulsa County Saturation Assignments “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign 11 Agencies Over 120 Officers
455 Citations Issued 23 DUI Arrests 27 Other Arrests Included 137 Establishment Compliance Checks with ABLE
6 LE Agencies 57 Uniformed Officers 8 Civilian Support Personnel 10 Arrests 136 Contacts
SHARE YOUR SUCCESSES Evaluate Your Strategies to Determine What Is Working or can be Improved. Share Your Strategies with Others. Your Regional SCA’s are a Good Venue for Information Exchange. What Works for Your Jurisdiction, may not Work for Others, but ALL Ideas are Good Ideas. Keep the Momentum.
SUSTAINING HIGH VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT Sgt. Ed Ferguson Broken Arrow Police Department PARTNERING FOR PREVENTION!