DUI Wolf Pack

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- DUI Unit
- Traffic Enforcement

Clearwater Police Department
Gulfport Police Department
Largo Police Department
St. Petersburg Police Department
Tarpon Springs Police Department

G4S Prisoner Transportation

What:
In an effort to reduce DUI related injuries and deaths, deputies will conduct a Wolf Pack operation in Pinellas County over the Labor Day weekend.

When:
Deputies and other law enforcement officers will monitor traffic throughout Pinellas County.

Where:
The operation will begin at 5 p.m., Sunday, September 3, 2017, and continue until 3.a.m., Monday, September 4, 2017. 

Why/How:
Pinellas County deputies, in conjunction with the Clearwater Police Department, Gulfport Police Department, Largo Police Department, St. Petersburg Police Department, Tarpon Springs Police Department and G4S Prisoner Transport will conduct a DUI Wolf Pack operation. They will maintain a proactive profile over the Labor Day weekend on the highly-traveled roadways of Pinellas County.

The operation will begin at 5 p.m., Sunday, September 3, 2017, and continue until 3.a.m., Monday, September 4, 2017. 

The operation is part of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s on-going commitment to reduce deaths, injuries and property damage associated with traffic crashes related to impaired driving. The goal of the Wolf Pack is to educate people and create public awareness about the dangers of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and any chemical or controlled substances.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.), Remove Intoxicated Drivers USA Inc. (RID), and the Suncoast Safety Council will be supporting law enforcement during the operation.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting Wolf Packs continuously throughout the year.

Posted by Travis Sibley Friday, September 1, 2017 7:47:00 AM Categories: General News

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