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81 Maryland Officers Across 24 Agencies Honored as Traffic Safety Specialists

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office honored 81 officers from 24 agencies across the state as Traffic Safety Specialists. This recognition honors the officers’ commitment and contributions to traffic safety in 2022. In total, 72 officers received a Level I Traffic Safety Specialist designation, eight officers received a Level II designation, and one officer received a Level III designation. The statewide Traffic Safety Specialist program recognizes officers who have attained distinct levels of experience, training and proficiency in highway safety and traffic enforcement methods and procedures. The program is a collaborative effort between the MVA’s Highway Safety Office, the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association and the Maryland Sheriffs’ Association. “I’m very proud of all of the officers who took the initiative to earn their Traffic Safety Specialist designation,” said Motor Vehicle Administrator Chrissy Nizer, who also serves as Governor Wes Moore’s Highway Safety Representative. “Providing our law enforcement partners with highway safety education and proper training plays a critical role in our efforts to eliminate deaths on Maryland roadways.” To develop effective solutions that address local and statewide traffic safety, law enforcement agencies must have personnel who are highly skilled in traffic safety. The Traffic Safety Specialist […]

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