SIKESTON - The Southeast Coalition for Roadway Safety is currently accepting law enforcement grant applications for 2015 contract year. The SE Coalition covers 25 counties in Southeast Missouri.
Law enforcement grants can be used to help cover the cost of overtime and equipment for checkpoints, saturation patrols and law enforcement. Awarded agencies may be requested to attend and assist no more than two Coalition sponsored safety events during the year. Applications will be accepted through Friday, June 20.
Grants are carefully reviewed and awarded based on greatest need and the proposed impact of the request on reducing fatalities and injuries. Verification of a departmental seat belt policy and agency involvement with the Coalition will be considered.
Applications are available at www.savemolives.com/southeast/resources.html or by request. For more information please contact:
Craig Compas - Southeast Coalition for Roadway Safety Regional Coordinator
Sandy Taurone - Southeast Coalition for Roadway Safety Regional Contact
Lt. John R. Davis - Chairman for the Southeast Coalition for Roadway Safety
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is a partnership of safety advocates including law enforcement agencies, health care providers, state and federal government agencies, planning organizations and advocacy groups that work to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes in Missouri.
Please visit www.savemolives.com/southeast to access the grant application.
For additional information, contact the Missouri Department of Transportation's Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636). Information is also available at www.facebook.com/SECoalition and www.twitter.com/CoalitionSE.