The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has partnered with the Glendale Police Department and awarded four grants.
Each grant runs Oct. 1, 2022, through Sept. 30, 2023. The specific grants are:
Occupant Protection Enforcement grant: $27,800. This grant will be used to fund occupant protection education to include child safety seat installation. Funding will allow for additional staffing to educate occupants of motor vehicle restraints and enforce applicable traffic laws. Officers will participate in the “National Child Passenger Safety Week.”
A DUI/Impairment Driving Enforcement grant: $77,750. This grant will educate drivers about the dangers of impaired driving as well as funding the participation in DUI task forces throughout the year.
An Accident Investigation Training grant: $27,269. This grant will fund the ongoing training, software and equipment required for Glendale’s Vehicular Crime Squad to remain qualified to conduct accident reconstructions and provide expert testimony in court.
A Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant: $64,045. This grant will be used for funding personnel resources to change driving behaviors and to enforce aggressive driving, excessive speed, and racing.
A Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety grant: $55,000. This grant will be used for personnel services to educate the public and conduct enforcement of traffic laws. The grant also will be used to develop flyers, brochures, printed educational items to enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety enforcement throughout the city of Glendale.
A Motorcycle Safety Awareness grant: $20,609. This grant will be used for personnel services to educate the public and conduct enforcement of traffic laws. The grant will also be used to conduct a motorcycle safety course, develop flyers, brochures, printed educational items to enhance motorcycle safety enforcement throughout the city of Glendale.