GILA COUNTY —
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has received funding to purchase ten (10) PBT devices and overtime funding related to DUI/Impaired Driving Enforcement.
The Gila County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting saturation patrols and DUI task force operations throughout Gila County. The Sheriff’s Office will also purchase (10) PBT devices to help Deputies in the field when dealing with DUI/Impaired drivers.
The goals of the Sheriff’s Office are to decrease the number of crashes, serious injuries and fatalities related to DUI/Impaired drivers. We will also be working with the schools throughout Gila County to provide presentations related to DUI/Impaired related issues to increase awareness.
The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety provided funding in the amount of $22,779 to purchase the ten (10) PBT devices and overtime.
Sheriff Shepherd would like to thank the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for their partnership and assistance. We will continue to enforce the laws related to DUI/Impaired driving as we strive to keep our community safe.