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For immediate release:
Media Contact:
August 14, 2019
Patrick Hoye, Bureau Chief
  Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau
 
(515) 725-6120
 
hoye@dps.state.ia.us
   


PRESS BRIEFING

The Department of Public Safety, along with other law enforcement officials, will be holding a press briefing on August 16, 2019, to support the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign and talk about Iowa fatalities and law enforcement efforts to keep all who travel Iowa roadways safe.

WHO:

Colonel Nathan Fulk, Iowa State Patrol
Chief Dana Wingert, Des Moines Police Department
Sheriff Kevin Schneider, Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Regional Administrator Susan DeCourcy, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WHEN:

August 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Oran Pape State Office Building
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, IA
WHY: August and Labor Day weekend are both one of the deadliest times to travel Iowa roadways. Iowa fatalities for 2019 are trending the wrong way.

 

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