DECATUR — Decatur police arrested 14 people for drunken driving during Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, an enforcement campaign conducted Aug. 20 to Sept. 4.
Sgt. Steve Hagemeyer said in a statement that the department joined other law enforcement agencies in ramping up patrol efforts. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over is a federally-funded campaign administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.
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"The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign gives us the opportunity to help spread the message that preventing impaired driving is a matter of life or death," Hagemeyer said.
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