Between Jan. 31 and Feb. 2, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Niagara Falls Police Department, North Tonawanda Police Department, New York State Park Police, Lockport Police Department, Middleport Police Department, Lewiston Police Department, Town of Niagara Police Department and Somerset Police Department all participated in a "Super Bowl DWI Crackdown Enforcement." All agencies involved utilized increased patrol units that were specifically designated for DWI enforcement.
Nine people across Niagara County were arrested during this time for driving while intoxicated. These extra patrol units also had an additional five arrests and issued approximately 113 traffic tickets.
Future "crackdown" periods are already scheduled in 2015, with all agencies being involved.