2015 News Archives

Last week Albany County Stop-DWI's administrator Tracy Mance was sworn in as First Sergeant. Congratulations to her and to everyone else that was sworn in as well. Wishing you all the best on your future endeavors!!

On Monday, December 14, 2015, the Allegany County STOP-DWI Office sponsored the Annual Cookies and Wassail Day.  This event is held to remind individuals that fun holiday events can be held without providing alcohol.  Culinary Arts students and their instructor from the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, Belmont Center, prepared and served cookies and wassail to Allegany County legislators and employe

Both the NYS STOP-DWI Association and the District Attorney's Association support a veto of the bill.  Click here to view the letters of veto support that were sent to the Governor.

The Governor has signed legislation that would require a defendant subject to the Ignition Interlock requirement to maintain the interlock device during the period of any declaration of delinquency for a violation of probation, and would authorize the court to extend the period of the condition by the period of the delinquency.  Defendant will, however, receive credit for any period where the d

Poughkeepsie… The Dutchess County STOP-DWI Planning Board today honored seven law enforcement officers as “TOP COPS” at the 21st Annual Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s Law Enforcement Awards Luncheon held at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel in the City of Poughkeepsie.

By Aaron Curtis
Posted Nov. 21, 2015 at 9:15 PM

Canandaigua, N.Y.

The Novelli Award was instituted to honor the memory of L.

Several years ago the New York State STOP-DWI Association, Inc. launched the “STOP-DWI Crackdown Weekends.” The theory behind this initiative is that by better coordinating and promoting county efforts we can achieve greater visibility of DWI enforcement activities in New York State.

See below two links to the Governor's announcement regarding the $32 million in federal highway safety funds that New York is receiving.  The first is from the Governor's web page with many useful quotes for local press releases.

The second is a sample of one of the many news articles that posted following the announcement.


Repeat Impaired Drivers, Reckless Offenders Prohibited from Driving under Governor’s Regulations

Twelve Law Enforcement vehicles from Monroe and Livingston counties were in attendance to circle the diamond at the ball park in support of STOP-DWI Night.  Police Agencies-Rochester, Greece, Monroe County Sheriff's, NYS Troopers, Livingston County Sheriff's, Webster, Ogden, East Rochester, Irondequoit, Brighton and Gates were there for support.  Monroe County District Attorney's Office and Pro