Police, Traffic, Washington County

Washington Co. Sheriff’s Office begins extra holiday patrols for impaired drivers

A Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy. Photo: WCSO

WASHINGTON COUNTY - Law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the beginning of a high visibility enforcement patrol on Thanksgiving Weekend in an effort to deter impaired driving on a historically lethal holiday weekend.

The patrols are scheduled throughout the holiday season, starting Thanksgiving Weekend and extending to New Year's Day in 2020, with participation from three partner agencies, including the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and Oregon STate Sheriff's Association (OSSA).

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