Pinellas Deputies Will Boost Enforcement on Land and Sea During Weekend
Deputies will spend their Memorial Day weekend making sure drivers and boaters are obeying the rules, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
PINELLAS COUNTY – Deputies will take part in the 2018 Memorial Day S.A.L.E. (Sea Air and Land Enforcement), the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
The detail will focus on strict enforcement of speeding, aggressive driving, and the impaired operation of vehicles and vessels throughout Pinellas County over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The enforcement will begin at 9 a.m. Friday (May 25) and will run through 5 p.m. Monday (May 28).
The detail will use the sheriff’s marine unit to conduct vessel safety inspections and enforce marine laws, including watching for impaired vessel operation. The flight unit will help the traffic and DUI unit in the enforcement of speeding, aggressive driving, and driving under the influence.
The detail is part of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Strategic Policing through Education and Enforcement for Drivers (SPEED) highway safety grant and the DUI Enforcement Enhancement Program grant.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said it is committed to reducing deaths, injuries, and property damage associated with crashes related to speed, aggressive driving, and the impaired operation of vehicles and vessels.
Photo courtesy of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
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