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Sheriff Awarded Traffic Safety Grant

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 10/25/2013

The Richland County Sheriff's Office has been awarded a $57,731.45 traffic safety grant. The money comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Traffic Safety Office, and will pay for extra deputies to patrol roads where most crashes occur. Sheriff's Major Dale Fortney says the money will be used to pay overtime for deputies to work with the Highway Patrol on seeking speeding, unbelted, and drunk drivers. Targeted roads include Interstate 71, U.S. 30, U.S. 42, and State Route 13.

   
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