San Diego County receives grant to combat repeat DUI offenders


first_img Posted: October 29, 2018 October 29, 2018 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – San Diego County probation officers are getting a big boost to help keep the roads safe.The State Office of Traffic Safety awarded the department a grant of $382,000 to help ensure that high-risk, repeat drunk or drugged driving offenders comply with court orders.It will allow officers to better monitor treatment for high-risk offenders, including making sure they are attending DUI educational programs.“Our highest goal is to promote safe roadways for every driver and pedestrian while successfully rehabilitating these men and women so that they are no longer a risk to themselves or to the community.” Said Chief Probation Officer Adolfo Gonzales.The funding is also used to offset overtime pay for officers who conduct off-hours compliance checks.Last year The San Diego County Probation Department received a $535,000 state grant for the same reason. KUSI Newsroom San Diego County receives grant to combat repeat DUI offenders Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, last_img