A mother’s pain and grief lead to her passion to keep fighting to end drunk driving.
By: Michelle Ramsey-Hawkins
I walked into Livingston Parish court room 2 months after the crash and I sat on the bench not knowing what to expect but I still held my head high. A lady called for all victims and witnesses to meet her outside of the courtroom. I reluctantly got up and went outside with my mom in tow. She was standing there with her purse, pen, notebook and a “knowing smile”. I initially thought... Read More...
Khaiden and Samuel
Officer of the Month
Sergeant Jared Swann
Joplin, MO Police Department
MADD National proudly selects Sergeant Jared Swann as our Officer of the Month for August 2021. Sergeant Swann is a patrol shift supervisor with the Joplin, Missouri Police Department. He has been a member of the Joplin Police Department for eight years. In those short eight years, he has accumulated 1447 impaired driving arrests. That is an impressive average of over 180 arrests per year. Through his diligent efforts, Sergeant Swann has no doubt saved many lives and prevented many... Read More...
MADD Releases its Impaired Driving Roll Call Video Series
Ron Replogle, Colonel (ret)
Missouri State Highway Patrol
National Law Enforcement Initiatives Manager
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
To all our law enforcement officer heroes,
First and foremost, thank you for your service and for keeping our roadways and communities safe. You are the last line of defense to protect all of us from the violent crime of impaired driving and we greatly appreciate you!
Drivers impaired by alcohol and other drugs have been... Read More...