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UMPD Officers Recognized for their Dedication to Eliminating Impaired Driving Crashes, Injuries and Deaths

This week we are highlighting our officers for their dedication and hard work when it comes to impaired driving enforcement. While the in-person awards ceremony, which is typically held each fall, were cancelled due to COVID-19, we thank our officers who would have been recognized at the 19th Annual Maryland Impaired Driving Law Enforcement Awards.

The Impaired Driving- Law Enforcement Award is a joint effort of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s -Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office and the Washington Regional Alcohol Program. This award honors officers who are dedicated to eliminating impaired driving crashes, injuries and deaths.

Congratulations to MPO Fogleman, who was awarded the DUI Law Enforcement Award. This award is for officers who made 20 or more DUI arrests during calendar year 2019.

Congratulations to MPO Mack, who was awarded the DUI Law Enforcement Award. This award is for officers who made 20 or more DUI arrests during calendar year 2019.

Congratulations to Cpl. Deere, who was awarded the DUI Law Enforcement Award. This award is for officers who made 20 or more DUI arrests during calendar year 2019. 
 
Cpl. Deere is receiving this prestigious award for the second time. He previously received the DUI Law Enforcement Award back in 2017.
 
 
Congratulations to MPO Sterner and MPO Rocca. 
 
MPO Sterner was awarded the DUI Meritorious Recognition Award. This award is for officers who made no less than 15 DUI arrests during calendar year 2019. 
 
MPO Rocca was awarded the DUI Law Enforcement Award. This award is for officers who made 20 or more DUI arrests during calendar year 2019. 
 
 
Thank you to MPO Fogleman, MPO Mack, Cpl. Deere, MPO Sterner and MPO Rocca for all that you do in keeping our roadways and community safe.