Henderson Police Conclude Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Event
August 24, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ALAN OLVERA, (702) 267-4775
Henderson, Nev. – The Henderson Police Department concluded its 14th campaign under the current Joining Forces Program targeting pedestrian safety.
During the enforcement initiative that ran from August 10th through August 21st, Police Officers stopped a combination of motorists and pedestrians totaling 427 stops.
Of the 427 stops completed, Traffic Officers issued 237 speeding citations, 76 pedestrian safety violation citations, 20 no insurance citations, and 71 other various violation citations. Additionally, 77 motorists were issued a warning, in lieu of a citation.
The Henderson Police Department received $201,000 in federal funding for the extra enforcement initiatives through the Nevada Department of Public Safety - Office of Traffic Safety for the 2020 Joining Forces program. The grant provides funding for enforcement and education to reduce deaths and injuries on Nevada roadways.
Enforcement events during the year focus on pedestrian safety, seat belt use, speeding, distracted driving, and impaired driving.
Please contact Officer Alan Olvera, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509
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