The Broken Bow Police Department participated in the recent “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign funded by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. The selective ran from December 18, 2020 through January 1, 2021 and allowed officers to work overtime hours in an effort to decrease the number of drunk and impaired drivers on Nebraska Roads.
During that time frame officers responded to 75 calls for service including calls of Thefts, Reckless Driving, City Ordinance Violations, Disturbances, Speeding, Domestic Disturbances, Accidents, Assisting other Agencies, and Shoplifting. Officers made a total of 65 traffic stops leading to 33 total citations, warnings, and vehicle defects.
The traffic stops led to several uniform citations and arrests, including: One arrest for DUI, Speeding, No Valid Registration, No Operator’s License and Disobeying Traffic Lights.