APD releases numbers for "Home for the Holidays" safety initiative

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by KVUE News

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Posted on January 9, 2013 at 9:18 AM

AUSTIN -- Police have announced the results of an initiative aimed at keeping the roads safe over the holidays.

Operation: Home for the Holidays was in effect from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. The initiative put more than 641 officers on Austin roads with 5,000 extra hours of work in traffic enforcement.

They wrote more than 1,800 tickets for hazardous driving, made 16 felony and 82 misdemeanor arrests. They made 10 additional DWI arrests.


 

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