despp: State Police FINAL stats for Christmas Weekend
2012

{Connecticut State Police Patch}  
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
Contact: 
860-685-8230
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 26, 2012

 

                  STATE POLICE OPERATION S.A.N.T.A.2012 FINAL ENFORCEMENT STATS

     The following are the State Police Christmas (Operation SANTA) holiday enforcement stats from December 23, 2012 through December 26, 2012, 10 p.m.

     This Operation started on 12/23/12 midnight and will run until midnight 12/26/12

Accidents   364  

     With injury 38       

Fatal accidents:  3, resulting in 4 deaths


DUI arrests: 29


Speeding arrests: 451


Seatbelt violations   17


Hazardous Moving violations (follow too close, distracted driving, etc.):  857

     Troopers observed a higher than normal traffic volume over the Christmas holiday.

     This State Police enforcement effort will continue as we approach the New Year Eve Celebration. Troopers will conduct enforcement patrols throughout the state on both highways and secondary roads.  In addition, sobriety checkpoints will also be set up in an effort to deter anyone from the consumption of alcohol and driving as we approach and celebrate the New Year’s Holiday.

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Lt. J. Paul Vance





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