The New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will increase patrols to crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other traffic infractions this 4th of July. State Troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving statewide in an effort to keep New York highways safe during one of the busiest summer holidays for travel.
The New York State Police issued more than 8,900 tickets during a special traffic enforcement period over Memorial Day Weekend. During the campaign, which started on Friday, May 22 and ran through 3 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
Superintendent Keith M. Corlett announced the State Police have launched a new recruiting effort to attract the best and brightest qualified candidates to join one of the most highly respected law enforcement organizations in the country. The State Police will be holding a new Trooper entrance examination this fall across the state.
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