PRESS RELEASE BY ARIZONA GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY
THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE AIRING OF A NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SPECIAL ON ALCOHOL FEATURING ARIZONA LAW ENFORCEMENT.
PHOENIX – The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) is proud to announce the airing of a National Geographic Special on alcohol that prominently features Arizona law enforcement officers enforcing Arizona’s impaired driving laws. The special, part of the Taboo series is slated to air Sunday, September 2nd at 10:00 PM on the National Geographic Channel. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety coordinated the production of the special in conjunction with law enforcement agencies throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area.
“Viewers will see how well trained our officers are in identifying and removing impaired drivers and operators from our highways, rivers and lakes” said Alberto Gutier, Director of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. “This special shows the dedication of our law enforcement personnel to helping prevent unnecessary tragedies from occurring from people consuming too much alcohol or illegal drugs”
The one hour special was filmed over Labor Day last year in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Lake Pleasant and on the Salt River. The Special features officers from the Phoenix Police Department, Scottsdale Police Department, Tempe Police Department, Mesa Police Department, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Department of Corrections and the Department of Public Safety. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are also featured talking about enforcing Arizona's impaired driving laws and prosecuting violators.
|Who:||Director Alberto Gutier of the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), state, local and county law enforcement agencies, ambulance, and medical/fire services. Special thanks to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and The Osborn Medical Center.|
|What:||National Geographic-Taboo Special Featuring Arizona Law Enforcement|
|When:||Sunday, September 2, 10:00 PM AZ/Pacific Time (This special will be aired several times throughout the Labor Day weekend and thereafter)|
|Where:||The National Geographic Channel|
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