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Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead of Thanksgiving weekend
By Gabby Allen,
8 days ago
MARYLAND (DC News Now) — Starting Wednesday, Maryland State Police (MSP) will increase patrols as Marylanders hit the highways for holiday travel. Officials said to expect increased police presence through Thanksgiving weekend.
State troopers will focus on impaired, aggressive and distracted driving while patrolling roads with high DUI incidents. The State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort team, a specialized unit of troopers focused on identifying impaired drivers, will be a part of patrols this weekend.
Police will partner with allied law enforcement and other state agencies to enforce the law and offer outreach to the community through social media and electronic billboards.