Funding granted via Governor’s Workplace of Freeway Security
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The Arizona Governor’s Workplace of Freeway Security awarded the Yuma County Sheriff’s Workplace a grant totaling $37,460.
This grant shall be used for the acquisition of apparatus to boost impaired driving detection, prosecution, and promote protected driving habits.
A 16% tax imposed on leisure marijuana gross sales by the Good and Protected Arizona Act to fund well being and public security packages throughout the state generated the grant funds.
The grant monies shall be utilized to buy two Intoxilyzer 9000 devices which is able to change the present Intoxilyzer 8000 devices. Intoxilyzer devices are used to find out blood alcohol content material ranges in motorists suspected of driving drunk.
Moreover, two cell pace show trailers shall be bought to boost site visitors enforcement and in an effort to scale back the variety of severe and deadly collisions in Yuma County.