News Flash Home
The original item was published from 11/21/2023 12:53:02 PM to 11/21/2023 1:50:14 PM.

News Flash

Police

Posted on: November 21, 2023

[ARCHIVED] MVPD Awarded Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety

OTS Photo

Mill Valley Police Department Awarded Grant from the Office of Traffic Safety for Traffic Enforcement Program to Increase Safety on Roads

Mill Valley, Calif. – The Mill Valley Police Department was awarded a $52,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant will support our ongoing enforcement and education programs to help reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths on our roads.

“This funding will strengthen our commitment to public safety in our community,” Police Chief Navarro said. “We will be able to increase our efforts in making our roads safer for everyone and focus on critical areas such as distracted driving, impaired driving, and speeding.

The grant will provide additional programs, resources, and equipment including: 

    High-visibility distracted driving enforcement operations targeting drivers in violation of California’s hands-free cell phone law.

    Enforcement operations focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk. 

    Enforcement operations focused on top violations that cause crashes: speeding, failure to yield, stop sign and/or red-light running, and improper turning or lane changes.

    Community presentations on traffic safety issues such as distracted driving, impaired driving, speeding and bicycle and pedestrian safety.

    Collaborative enforcement efforts with neighboring agencies.

    Changeable message sign trailer with radar capabilities to be deployed with the community. 


The grant program will run through September 2024.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Mill Valley Police Department awarded grant from the Office of Traffic Safety


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police

parking meter

2024 RSVP Permits

Posted on: December 5, 2023

Mill Valley Santa Food Drive 2023

Posted on: November 28, 2023
Halloween MVPD Star

Sycamore Village Closure

Posted on: October 12, 2023

Faith and Blue Event Postponed

Posted on: October 3, 2023
25mph sign

E-Bike Awareness

Posted on: September 27, 2023

MUP Safety Day

Posted on: September 19, 2023

Contactless Pay at Parking Meters

Posted on: September 13, 2023
Police Chief and Officer DeLaTorre shaking hands

New Officers Joining MVPD!

Posted on: August 22, 2023
Teens E-Bike Smart Flyer 4.6.23 (002)

E-Bike Safety Course

Posted on: April 11, 2023
Picture1

Beware of Scams!

Posted on: March 22, 2023
PEO updated car

New Parking Enforcement Vehicle

Posted on: March 9, 2023
Police Star

Security Camera Registration at MVPD

Posted on: February 22, 2023
Police Star

RSVP Stickers Available to Purchase

Posted on: December 29, 2022
Mill Valley Police Department is hiring for the Police Trainee Position for July 2024

Mill Valley Police Department is Hiring!

Posted on: December 19, 2022
Picture1

Office of Traffic Safety Grant 2022/23

Posted on: November 15, 2022
FAA Pic

Drone Safety Tips

Posted on: May 3, 2022