Herkimer County Stop DWI
For Immediate Release
May 19, 2022
Herkimer County Police Agencies to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
"High Visibility Engagement Campaign"
Vincent J. Bono, Chairman of the Herkimer County Legislature announced today that Herkimer County police agencies and STOP-DWI Coordinators will participate in special efforts to bring awareness to the dangers of impaired driving.
The statewide STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign will start on Friday May 27th and will end on Monday May 31st. Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year and marks the official start of summer. New York State Police, County Sheriffs, Municipal law enforcement agencies and local STOP-DWI Programs will collaborate across the state and will be out in force in this coordinated effort to reduce the number of impaired driving-related injuries and deaths.
Chairman Bono stated, the STOP-DWI Memorial Day Weekend High Visibility Engagement Campaign is one of many statewide initiatives promoted by STOP-DWI NY and the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee. These highly visible, highly publicized efforts like the STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign aim to further reduce the incidence of drunk and impaired driving.
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2022 NYS GTSC High Visibility Engagement Campaign Event Dates
MEMORIAL DAY: May 27 – May 31, 2022
JULY 4th: July 1 – July 5, 2022
LABOR DAY (NATIONAL): August 19 - September 5, 2022