# New york state police
New York State Police Issue Over 32,000 Tickets During National DWI Crackdown
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently made public the statistics from the New York State Police’s contribution to the National DWI Crackdown which began on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, and went to New Year's Day on Sunday, January 1, 2023. In total, state police investigated 4,417 accidents (eight of which included fatalities), issued 32,934 tickets, and arrested 453 people for DWI.
213 Arrested for Impaired Driving Over Thanksgiving Weekend
A shot of Kensington Avenue in Buffalo, New York.Photo byPhoto by J.M. Lesinski. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently made public the results of the New York State Police’s 2023 Thanksgiving traffic safety campaign. Troopers arrested a total of 213 individuals for impaired driving and investigated a total of 927 accidents, three of which were fatal.
State Police Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign Unveiled
A shot of interstate 390 in Cohocton, New York.Photo byPhoto by J.M. Lesinski. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently unveiled to the public the New York State Police’s Thanksgiving weekend traffic safety campaign. The initiative will run from Wednesday, November 23 to Monday, November 28.
State Police Arrest 189 Over Halloween Weekend for Impaired Driving
A shot of the 219 South on-ramp at Rice Road in Colden, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently made public the statistics from the New York State Police’s Halloween weekend special traffic enforcement detail. The campaign ran from Friday, October 28 up to Tuesday, November 1 and resulted in approximately 11,601 tickets and 189 impaired driving-related arrests.
Hochul Heralds Massive Increase in State Police Gun Seizures
A sign points to the nearby State Police barracks in Boston, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced a 104% increase in the State Police’s gun seizures in 2022, supplemented by a recent bust on a gun trafficking ring by the State Police Gun Trafficking Interdiction Unit (GTIU). Additionally, Hochul declared $2.5 million in funding for fourteen new GTIU positions in the FY 2023 budget.