MADD's October Law Enforcement Newsletter
KILLED BY A POLY-DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVER
In July 2020, Shawn was killed in a crash as he was finishing up work on an active construction site. The crash was caused by someone who was allegedly drinking and tested positive for Fentanyl, Cocaine, and Marijuana.
Shawn was 23 years old. Shawn’s family and friends describe him as someone who never knew a stranger. He was full of life, a protector of those who were in danger, a double extrovert... Read More...
Officer of the Month
Chief Lenard Cantu
Sergeant Hector Solis
Officer Norman Koger
Mustang Ridge, Texas Police Department
MADD National selects Chief Lenard Cantu, Sergeant Hector Solis and Officer Norma Koger of the Mustang Ridge Police Department as our Officer of the Month for October 2021.
Chief Cantu leads and supports all his officers in their efforts to enforce impaired driving laws in their city of nearly 1000 residents. He has been chief since 2016 and ensures his department of ten officers is properly funded and equipped to perform their duties.
Sergeant Solis is a supervisor within the Mustang Ridge Police Department. In addition to his supervisory duties... Read More...
By: Chief Brett Railey, Ret.
Chief Railey shares his passion for traffic safety
Law enforcement agencies—regardless of size, jurisdiction, and location—are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the roadways by conducting traffic enforcement. While the primary action may be enforcement, law enforcement leaders recognize that the utilization of the information that is derived from enforcement actions and the leadership example that is set are the greatest contributions to a successful traffic safety and community safety environment.
Every law enforcement officer’s policing philosophy is influenced by... Read More...
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
511 E. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75062