Beginning July 21rst thru July 23rd, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office will join other Law Enforcement agencies in Kansas to stop what has been an epidemic that often has fatal consequences, “speeding” on our streets and highways.
In an effort to change this trend, law enforcement across the six-state area will be extra-vigilant when patrolling around city, rural state and federal highways.
As speed increases, the severity of crashes increases, leading to a rise in fatalities and/or serious injuries. Officers are educating drivers and passengers regarding the importance of slowing down, using restraints and not driving while impaired.
There should be no surprises when it comes to this enforcement effort. Officers will issue citations to any individual who refuses to obey traffic laws, whether it is for speeding, texting, driving while impaired or failing to buckle up.