General Headquarters — Columbus, Ohio
For Immediate Release: March
Contact: Lt. Tony Bradshaw (614) 752-2792
|What:||Metro Traffic Law Enforcement Seminar|
|When:||Tuesday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Where:||Columbus Division of Police Training Academy
1000 North Hague Avenue
|Who:||Kenneth L. Morckel, Director, Ohio Department of Public
Colonel Paul D. McClellan, Superintendent, Ohio State Highway Patrol
Chief James Jackson, Columbus Division of Police
Chief Dwight A. Holcomb, President, Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police
Commander John A. Garrett, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
One hundred officers from 29 different law enforcement agencies will meet tomorrow at the Metro Traffic Law Enforcement Seminar to discuss metro area traffic safety.
In Ohio between 2001 and 2005, there were a total of 37,247 crashes on outerbelts and bypasses in the five major metropolitan areas, including 107 fatal and 9,732 injury crashes.
The seminar includes speakers on the value of metro area traffic law enforcement; how effective law enforcement can combat the increase of traffic deaths, and highway and community crime; and how effective metro traffic law enforcement can lead to success in crime prevention, drug interdiction, vehicle theft recovery, and homeland security.
The Metro Traffic Law Enforcement Seminar is sponsored by the Patrol, Columbus Division of Police, and the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.
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Note to editors: Media availability for Metro Traffic Law Enforcement Seminar speakers will be from 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.