OLDHAM COUNTY POLICE PRESS RELEASE
|On Wednesday, December
2, 2009 law enforcement officers, agencies and individuals from across
the state were recognized for outstanding achievement at the 2009
Governorís Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony held today at
the Embassy Suites in Lexington. Boyd
Sigler, Director of Highway Safety and Chuck Geveden, Executive
Director, presented the awards.
As of December 2, preliminary reports show that 151 people have lost their lives this year on Kentucky roads in crashes involving alcohol. These unfortunate statistics indicate that impaired driving is still a critical problem in the state.
Oldham County Police join other law enforcement agencies throughout Kentucky for traffic enforcement campaigns which have a direct impact on this problem by taking potential killers off the road. The officers receiving awards today are to be commended for the lives they have helped to save.
From October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009, there were 274 arrests made in Oldham County for alcohol related offenses. The Oldham County Police are proud to announce that Officer Justin Flynn received the Governorís Impaired Driving Enforcement Award for 2009. Officer Flynn is pictured below receiving his award below at the embassy Suites in Lexington. On December 20, 2009, the Oldham County Police will present Officer Flynn an additional plaque for his extraordinary efforts in reducing impaired driving in Oldham County.