Agencies team up for traffic enforcement event

Oklahoman Published: April 25, 2012
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The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma City Police Department will work as a T.E.A.M. (Traffic Enforcement Across Metro) April 28-29 to reduce illegal traffic activity.

The event is designed to reduce the number of dangerous traffic violations in the area. It will start at 8 p.m. April 28 and end at 4 a.m. April 29.

More than 50 law enforcement officers will participate in T.E.A.M., with the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office operating a D.U.I. checkpoint and additional deputies patrolling throughout the county looking for traffic violations.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma City Police Department will participate by providing law enforcement officers to conduct patrols throughout the county looking for traffic violations.

T.E.A.M. is being operated in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) More Cops More Stops campaign currently underway nationally, and is funded by a NHTSA grant administered through the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office.


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