The Windsor Locks Police Department has received a third place award for its traffic enforcement program.
Competing with police departments statewide at the “Law Enforcement Summit” held at CCSU (Central Connecticut State University) was given the award on Thursday. The summit is a coalition of State and Municipal Police Departments, the Connecticut Chiefs of Police Association and the state Department of Transportation, that have the shared vision and mission of reducing fatalities and serious injuries on our roadways.
The department was recognized for its planning and enforcement efforts targeting distracted driving and operating under the influence enforcement. These planning and coordination efforts are spearheaded by the department’s traffic officer, Shawn Barry.
“We are extremely fortunate to have to have Officer Barry in such an important position, his dedication to the safety of our citizens is a huge benefit to the community and has undoubtedly saved lives,” Chief Eric Osanitsch said. “Traffic Enforcement will be a priority for the police department during the upcoming year.”