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UW Eau Claire Police to join Booze & Belts traffic safety mobilization– To keep the joyous holiday season from becoming a time of tragedy, the UW Eau Claire Police Department will mobilize for the statewide “Booze and Belts” traffic crash prevention effort from Dec. 7 to 15.

During the Booze and Belts mobilization, UW-Eau Claire Police officers will be out in force to prevent needless traffic deaths and injuries by arresting drunken drivers and enforcing the mandatory safety belt law.

Law enforcement officers throughout the state are stringently cracking down on motorists who irresponsibly choose to ignore safety belt and impaired driving laws. Last year in Wisconsin, there were more than 41,000 drunken driving convictions and nearly 70,000 convictions for failure to fasten safety belts. With Wisconsin’s new primary enforcement law, officers may stop and ticket drivers and passengers who are not wearing safety belts even if the officers do not observe another violation.

During this mobilization and throughout the year, the goal is to save lives and prevent injuries, not to write more safety belt tickets or make more drunken driving arrests. The UW-Eau Claire Police hope that people will voluntarily decide to buckle up and drive sober. But if they don’t, our intensified enforcement will increase the risks of getting caught. Wisconsin could end the year with the lowest number of traffic fatalities since the 1940s. But we must continue our traffic safety enforcement, like the Booze and Belts mobilization, until we attain our ultimate goal of zero preventable traffic deaths in Wisconsin.

drunk driving   UW-Eau Claire Police Department to Participate in Drunk Driving Crackdown Aug. 15-Sept. 1– Because drunken drivers are prevalent and deadly threats not just to themselves but also to everyone else on the road, the University Police at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will patrol to detect impaired motorists as part of a nationwide law enforcement crackdown Aug. 15 through Sept. 1.

The "Drunk Driving — Over the Limit, Under Arrest" crackdown will combine high-visibility law enforcement with a federally funded media campaign to.... READ MORE
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Northern Wisconsin State Fair Law Enforcement Booth, 2008 – From July 9-12, 2008, several officers with the UW-Eau Claire Police Department participated in law enforcement activities at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. For several years now, this department has provided officers for duties at the Fair’s Law Enforcement Booth. The officers enjoy working at the fair, which gives them an opportunity to interact with the public and provide crime prevention suggestions to children. The officers were involved with the free daily raffle of bicycles for children. This year, the department and Chippewa Valley Safe Kids donated several bike helmets so the raffle winners would have a helmet. The officers gave away hundreds of UW-Eau Claire Police, Junior Officer badges, coloring books, state maps and traffic safety materials. The officers also assisted in re-uniting lost children with their parents.
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UW-Eau Claire Police Unveil New Squad Car Design July 2008 – The University Police are proud to unveil the new designs on its patrol fleet. This was done as a way to make the squad vehicles more visible during the day and at night. The design was enhanced by adding more reflective material and larger print so that it can be seen from greater distances. .
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UW- Eau Claire Police to mobilize for Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement from May 19 to June 1, 2008 - To save lives and prevent serious injuries in traffic crashes, the UW-Eau Claire Police Department will mobilize for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 19 through June 1. With hundreds of agencies participating, Click It or Ticket will be one of the largest coordinated law enforcement mobilizations ever in Wisconsin..
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"Jail and Bail" Fundraiser
The "Jail and Bail" fundraiser was held on the Campus Mall on September 26, 2007. University Police Officer Eddie Lancour "arrested" a number of faculty, staff, students and administrators. Those "arrested" then raised bail to get out of jail. Proceeds went to the Student Wellness Advocacy Team to support future wellness programming on Campus
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Northern Wisconsin State Fair Law Enforcement Booth
From July 11-15, 2007, several officers with the UW-Eau Claire Police Department participated in law enforcement activities at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. For several years now, this department has provided officers for duties at the fair’s Law Enforcement Booth. The officers enjoy working at the fair, which gives them an opportunity to interact with the public and provide crime prevention suggestions to children. The officers were involved with the free daily raffle of bicycles for children. In the attached photo, Officer Roger Sir helped present a bike and helmet to a lucky winner of the daily raffle. Officers gave away hundreds of UW-Eau Claire Police, Junior Officer badges, coloring books, state maps and traffic safety materials. The officers also assisted in re-uniting lost children with their parents.
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UW-Eau Claire Police Tipster Line
We have just established a new tipster line that became active at the start of the spring 2007 semester. The tipster line will provide people with another way to share information and/or report suspicious activities on campus. Callers can remain anonymous, which should encourage people who may not want to be identified to still contact law enforcement when they witness or learn about illegal activities. The anonymous tipster line number is 715-855-5555.
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UW- Eau Claire Police to mobilize for Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement from May 21 to June 3, 2007 - To save lives and prevent serious injuries in traffic crashes, the UW-Eau Claire Police Department will mobilize for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign from May 21 through June 3. With hundreds of agencies participating, Click It or Ticket will be one of the largest coordinated law enforcement mobilizations ever in Wisconsin. 
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Teaching Safe Bicycling "Train the Trainer Workshop" April 21st, 2007 - On April 21st, 2007, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety and the UW-Eau Claire Police Department co-sponsored a Teaching Safe Bicycling workshop at the university. Attendees were certified in teaching safe bicycling to children. 

 

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