Indiana State Police Adding Extra Thanksgiving Patrols

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Indiana State Police Adding Extra Thanksgiving Patrols

November 28, 2013 Updated Nov 28, 2013 at 3:16 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind (21Alive) -- The Indiana State Police announced they are adding extra patrols on Thanksgiving Day in an effort to make the holiday travel period safer.

According to Officials, the Officers will be conducting high visibility enforcement efforts including sobriety check points and saturation patrols looking for impaired drivers.

These measures come in an effort to ensure the safety of all motorists and as part of the State Police's participation in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) from November 27th through December 1st.

Operation C.A.R.E. is a federally funded program and will allow additional troopers to patrol Hoosier roadways during this upcoming holiday weekend.

The Indiana State Police are asking all motorists this holiday season to make travel as safe as possible for everyone.

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