OWI Task Force gears up for holiday season


BROWN COUNTY, Wis (WFRV) -There’s no shortage of celebratory drinks during the holiday season, but while you’re preparing for parties, police ask you to also plan how you’re getting home.

“We want people to plan ahead,” said Lt. Michael Frisch of Appleton Police Department. “Save a little extra money for the cab, maybe a designated driver.”s

According to the Department of Transportation, there are two more planned task force deployments between now and January 1st.

“Last year we had three killed over the holiday period,” said Mike Panosh of Wisconsin State Patrol. “Which is three families that obviously grieved over what should be a very joyous holiday.”

And while officers are gearing up for the holidays, the Fox Valley is reducing its task force deployments all together.





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