The Broken Bow Police Department participated in the recent “You Drink, Your Drive,
You lose” campaign funded by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. The selective
ran from August 18 through September 4 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 220 calls for service including calls of
Thefts, Gas Drive Offs, Reckless Driving, City Ordinance Violations, Disturbances,
Protection Order Violations, Sexual Assault, Domestic Disturbances, Accidents, and
Officers made a total of 74 traffic stops leading to 81 total warnings and vehicle
defects. The traffic stops led to several uniform citations and arrests, including:
Driving Under the Influence, Driving During Suspension, Careless Driving, Possession
of Marijuana, No Proof of Insurance, No Valid Registration, Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia, Speeding, No Operators License and Fictitious Plates.