PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE
Raul Quezada, Chief of Police
PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2015
Released by: Sgt. Daron Wyatt Contact: (714) 497-5633
Anaheim Police Department is Awarded California Office of Traffic Safety Grant
The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $385,180 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Police Department will use the funding as part of the City’s ongoing commitment to motorist and pedestrian safety through a combination of enforcement and education.
After falling dramatically between 2006 and 2010, the number of collision related fatalities has been slowly rising across California. Particularly alarming are recent increases in pedestrian and bicycle fatalities, the growing dangers of distracted driving, and the emergence of drug-impaired driving as a major problem. Continue reading