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Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Maryland State Police Super Bowl Enforcement Efforts

(PIKESVILLE, MD) – This year’s Super Bowl enforcement efforts of the Maryland State Police were on the defense keeping the public safe.

Traffic enforcement efforts by Maryland state troopers during the Super Bowl weekend resulted in more than 3,900 traffic stops that led to 131 arrests, of which more than 60 were arrested for driving while impaired.

Maryland State Police patrol troopers began increased Super Bowl LII traffic enforcement efforts on February 2, 2018 that continued through February 4, 2018. During that period, troopers arrested 62 impaired drivers, arrested 38 for criminal offenses and arrested another 31 people who were found to be wanted on warrants.

The arrests occurred during 3,935 traffic stops made by troopers working traffic safety initiatives that included additional patrols, sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, and speed enforcement. Troopers issued 2,657 citations, 2,547 warnings and 542 safety equipment repair orders. Troopers at each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks were involved in special enforcement operations during the Super Bowl weekend.

The Maryland State Police continue to support the Maryland Department of Transportation’s campaign “Toward Zero Deaths.” These high visibility enforcement efforts reduce the number of aggressive driving, motor vehicle crashes in which speed, alcohol and other driving violations are contributing factors to crashes on Maryland roads. Troopers will continue these initiatives throughout the year.


Anonymous said...

shouldn't these kops be hanging out in sby's city park? oh that's right no revenue to be generated there!

Anonymous said...

Not a topic for this post, but what happen to the Orange post and vehicles not allowed to park in fire lanes by lil Caesar and Irish Penny? You need to do a post on fire lane parking, Wal-Mart etc.

Anonymous said...

They didn't catch me.

Anonymous said...

oh come on 1047...not funny at all!

Anonymous said...


"on the defense"

Pretty sure they were on the OFFENSE!
Somebody doesn't know their football analogies

Anonymous said...

There is a difference between driving after drinking on Rt. 50 or busy road versus a country road late at night when there is almost no chance of seeing another vehicle.