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www.wmfd.com - The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Traffic Safety Office awarded $27,719.48 in federal traffic safety funding to Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for federal fiscal year 2014. }}" />

   
 
 
Crawford County Sheriff's Office Receives Safety Grant

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 10/10/2013The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Traffic Safety Office awarded $27,719.48 in federal traffic safety funding to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for federal fiscal year 2014. Sheriff Scott Kent said partnerships are critical to the success of any safety effort. "We are committed to working with safety partners to address traffic safety concerns in Crawford County. To save lives and improve the quality of life for our citizens, the Sheriff’s Office will use the grant funds to conduct high visibility traffic enforcement during specific holidays, homecomings, proms, and during national traffic campaigns, on designated state routes and rural roadways, that have been identified as problem areas," Sheriff Kent said. The funds are passed through OTSO from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to support the efforts of safety partners statewide and focus on traffic safety priority areas such as restraint use, impaired driving, motorcycle safety and youthful drivers. Competitive grant proposals are accepted and reviewed by OTSO. The FFY 2014 competitive grant process solicited grant proposals from state agencies, non-profit organizations, colleges, universities, hospitals, political subdivisions and other interested groups within selected Ohio counties and jurisdictions based upon the number of fatal crashe.
   
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