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Henderson Police Conclude Joining Forces Targeting Distracted Drivers


Post Date:06/21/2022
Henderson, Nev. – (June 21, 2022) The City of Henderson Police Department concluded its 13th campaign under the current Joining Forces Program targeting distracted drivers.

During the enforcement initiative that ran from June 3rd through June 20th, Henderson Police Officers made a total of 582 traffic stops. 

Of the 582 stops completed, Traffic Officers issued 325 citations for speeding, 92 distracted driving citations (such as cell phone use), and 110 other traffic related citations.  
The Henderson Police Department received $237,300 in federal funding for the enhanced enforcement initiatives through the Nevada Department of Public Safety - Office of Traffic Safety for the 2022 Joining Forces program.  

The grant provides funding for enhanced 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.
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