MCSO gets funding to investigate serious crashes - CBS 5 - KPHO

MCSO gets funding to investigate serious crashes

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PHOENIX (AP) -

The Maricopa County Sheriff's vehicular crimes unit has received a $30,000 grant award from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to investigate fatal, life threatening and/or serious injury traffic collisions.

The grant is specifically intended to enhance the investigation of collisions involving impaired and/or speeding drivers.

The money will be used to cover overtime costs and help target such crimes as DUI, aggressive driving, vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, aggravated DUI and endangerment.

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