• Dexter, Mo. – Missouri law requires all children under the age of eight to be in an appropriate child safety seat or booster seat unless they are 80 lbs or 4’9”. Dexter Police Department announced today they are joining with law enforcement September 14-20 for an aggressive Child Passenger Safety Week Law Enforcement Campaign to crack down on Missouri’s child safety seat law violators and to reduce highway fatalities and injuries to children. Car crashes are the number one killer of kids. Nearly 73 percent of all child restraints are not used correctly. Is your child safe? Chief Sammy Stone said regular child safety seat and safety belt use is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce

    Aug 21,
  • ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Will Target Drunk Drivers  Dexter, MO – From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Dexter, will run from August 15 through September 1, 2014. The effective nationwide drunk driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb drunk driving in August and through the Labor Day holiday weekend. Dexter Police Department said its Officers will be aggressively looking for drunk drivers during the crackdown and will arrest anyone caught driving drunk.

    Aug 13,

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