Dalton Police Department To Take Part In Operation Zero Tolerance
posted August 14, 2008

The Dalton Police Department will take part in the state-wide Operation Zero Tolerance which begins Aug. 15 and continues through Sept. 1.

Operation Zero Tolerance is a nationwide mobilization of law enforcement agencies to combat drivers driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. The campaign is used to raise driver awareness of the consequences of driving while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

According to statistics from Governorís Office of Highway Safety, Labor Day Weekend is one of the most dangers travel periods on Georgia highways.

Dalton Police Departmentís Traffic Enforcement Unit, Situational Response Unit and Patrol Division will be concentrating its efforts in fighting drunk driving during the campaign. Concentrated patrols and random road checks will be conducted throughout the city at strategic locations in an effort to crackdown on motorists driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

The Dalton Police Department would like to ask motorists to Buckle-up, Slow Down, and Driver sober
to make the 2008 Labor Day weekend safe.