(ECPD receives a grant)….They were awarded $114,903.
The grant was issued the California Office of Traffic Safety. The funds will allow the El Centro Police Department to fund a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Department says they will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing committeemen to keep the roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both education and enforcement. The grant will fund education presentations, DUI Checkpoints, DUI Saturation Patrols, Seat belt and child safety enforcement and a lot more.