LA District Attorney’s Office Awarded $1.5M Grant for DUI Training, Prosecution

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George Gascón, past    San Francisco District Attorney who took bureau   arsenic  Los Angeles County District Attorney connected  Dec. 7, 2020, speaks during a caller   league  successful  San Francisco, Calif., connected  Dec. 9, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

George Gascón, past San Francisco District Attorney who took bureau arsenic Los Angeles County District Attorney connected Dec. 7, 2020, speaks during a caller league successful San Francisco, Calif., connected Dec. 9, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has been awarded a $1.5 cardinal assistance for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) training and prosecution.

“This assistance volition further our goals of preventing impaired driving and reducing intoxicant and drug-related fatalities and injuries,” District Attorney George Gascon said successful an Oct. 29 statement.

The backing volition let the office’s DUI Training and Prosecution Section (DTAPS) to proceed to improve training tools and resources to enactment with instrumentality enforcement and summation the number of officers certified arsenic cause designation experts, according to the DA’s office.

The assistance was awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

As portion of the grant, the Office of Traffic Safety has agreed to partially money a cause designation expert—through the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation—who volition beryllium made disposable to each lawman territory attorneys for DUI-related issues.

DTAPS, formed successful 2016, has taken a enactment relation successful grooming local law enforcement employees and lawman territory attorneys successful the investigation and prosecution of intoxicant and drug-related DUI cases, according to the DA’s office.

City News Service

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