So far this year, the Sturgeon Bay Police Department has made 45 arrests for drunken driving, one less than at this time last year. Captain Dan Brinkman says the numbers reflect the goal of city police officers that impaired drivers must be kept off of area roads. He also notes that for every drunken driver arrested, there are many more that choose not to drink & drive…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/N1128.mp3|titles=Captain Brinkman ]
Captain Brinkman says he’s also pleased to see that despite heavy traffic levels accidents involving injury have been minimal, & no traffic fatalities have been recorded in 2011…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/N1129.mp3|titles=Captain Brinkman 2]
Brinkman says residents have a right to expect that local law enforcement is working hard to keep their community safe. He says the numbers for the first half of the year are a clear indication that that is the case.