University of Michigan Department of Public Safety http://wemu.org en Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Underway In Washtenaw County http://wemu.org/post/seat-belt-enforcement-effort-underway-washtenaw-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Law enforcement agencies across the state are paying extra close attention to seat belt use for the next couple of weeks.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is among the agencies participating in the latest "Click it or ticket" campaign, which aims to reduce traffic deaths and injuries through increased use of seat belts.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:18:53 +0000 Bob Eccles 46143 at http://wemu.org Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Underway In Washtenaw County Impaired Driving Crackdown Underway http://wemu.org/post/impaired-driving-crackdown-underway <p>Washtenaw County drivers are on notice: if you drive drunk, you will be arrested.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Washtenaw County Sherrif's Office is leading a drunk-driving crackdown that runs through the first week of April.&nbsp;</p><p>Derrick Jackson is Director of Community Engagement for the Sheriff's Office.&nbsp; He said it's a team effort.<br /><br />"We have partnered with Pittsfield Township and a couple other agencies throughout the county to really focus in on looking for drunk drivers and traffic enforcement around this time of year," Jackson said.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:31:23 +0000 Bob Eccles 43072 at http://wemu.org Impaired Driving Crackdown Underway