Fernandina Police Rank Top in State for DUI Arrests

For the second year in a row the Fernandina Beach Police Department was recognized as the top producer of DUI arrests in the State of Florida

Fernandina Police Rank Top in State for DUI ArrestsFor the second year in a row the Fernandina Beach Police Department was recognized as the top producer of DUI arrests in the State of Florida by a law enforcement agency of 40 officers or less.

Chief Jim Hurley accepted the award on June 27th during a ceremony in Orlando, FL. Also pictured, Sandy Richardson of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Charles Kane, Florida DUI Challenge Coordinator, and Safety Office Administrator Ken Ellis of the Florida Department of Transportation.

The Florida DUI Challenge Initiative rewards law enforcement agencies that dedicate a significant level of resources to impaired driving enforcement, awareness and training. The goal of this program is to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes, fatalities and injuries that occur in Florida by increasing DUI enforcement and public awareness of the state’s alcohol-related crash program.

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