BPD increasing patrols for Mardi Gras season

Published 2:12 pm Friday, February 25, 2022

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The Bogalusa Police Department will be working a “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, continuing through Mardi Gras Day on Tuesday, March 1, according to Assistant Police Chief Percy Knight.

This campaign is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

Knight said that the grant pays off-duty officers overtime to have extra patrols on the streets to find impaired drivers during the Mardi Gras season.