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Bakersfield Police Department receives grant to improve traffic safety

Bakersfield Police Department receives grant for bicycle, pedestrian safety education
Posted at 10:47 AM, Oct 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-11 13:47:41-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department is receiving a cash injection to improve traffic safety.

The department is receiving a $433,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

It will go towards things like traffic enforcement and other operations to cut down on collisions including DUI checkpoints, bike safety programs, and community education programs.