Four Greenwich Police Officers were among the officers recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving in an event at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT for going above and beyond the call of duty in the fight against drunk and drugged driving.
Detective JD Smith and Master Police Officer Jeff Loock, both Drug Recognition Experts, were recognized for their contributions to the State of Connecticut’s Drug Recognition Experts program.
Drug Recognition Experts are law enforcement officers trained to identify people whose driving is impaired by drugs other than, or in addition to, alcohol. There are only fifty certified Drug Recognition Experts in the State of Connecticut.
Master Police Officer Peter Schmidt and Police Officer Fred Reisch were recognized for their individual contributions in reducing drunk driving in Greenwich.
Both officers are active in the Departments Drunk and Drugged Driving program.
Greenwich Police Traffic Sergeant Patrick Smyth also attended.
Sgt. Smyth leads the Greenwich Police Departments enforcement effort in Drunk and Drugged driving.