Henderson, NV (KXNT) – As part of its “Joining Forces” event, local authorities dished out 302 citations to drivers during a recent enforcement effort targeting impaired drivers.

Henderson Police along with Boulder City and Mesquite Police Departments teamed up for this “Joining Forces” campaign, which took place from June 30-July 14. During that time, authorities said they arrested three drivers for driving under the influence (DUI).

Police initiated 359 stops during the two-week operation, including those three D-U-I arrests. Officers issued 237 citations to drivers for speeding violations and another 30 citations for insurance and registration violations.

The Henderson Police Department received $203,324 in federal funding through the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety for the 2017 Joining Forces program.


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