Menifee Police Department awarded $80,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety

MENIFEE – The Menifee Police Department will implement a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community with an $80,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety.“Poor driving habits, including intoxication, speeding and cellphone usage are causing senseless loss of life,” Menifee police Chief Pat Walsh said. “This funding allows us to increase our traffic enforcement efforts, with the goal of reducing serious injury and fatal crashes on our roads.”According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Road traffic crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1-54.”To reduce that statistic, the Menifee Police Department will use the grant to pay f
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