Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety for Specialized DUI Prosecution Team
October 22, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
District Attorney Lori Frugoli
Telephone: (415) 473-6450
Marin County District Attorney's Office Awarded
Grant From the Office of Traffic Safety for Specialized DUI Prosecution Team
San Rafael, California – The Marin County District Attorney's Office will have a specialized prosecution team that handles alcohol and drug-impaired driving cases through a
"Thanks to this generous funding, the Vertical DUI Prosecution Team has made Marin a safer place by successfully prosecuting serial DUI drivers,” District Attorney Lori E. Frugoli said.
The specialized prosecution team will also partner with the statewide Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Training Program (TSRP) to provide training to other prosecutors and investigators, as well as collaborate with law enforcement agencies on best practices handling and managing driving under the influence (DUI) cases.
“Impaired driving is a growing problem, particularly with drivers suspected of operating a vehicle under the influence of both alcohol and drugs," OTS Director Barbara Rooney said. “This program allows us to focus specifically on holding those who decide to drive impaired accountable for their dangerous actions."