The Dalton Police Department participated in Community Safety Night at K-Mart on W. Walnut Avenue. The event was hosted by Safe Kids of Dalton. Supporting agencies included the Dalton Chapter of The American Red Cross, City of Dalton Fire Department, Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Services, Teen Resource Center, Amerigroup, and the Epilepsy services of Northwest Georgia.
The Police Department hosted the Fatal Vision DUI simulation using goggles that simulate being under the influence of alcohol and having to drive a golf cart through an obstacle course. This event shows the driver just how difficult it is to operate a motor vehicle when impaired.
The event also involved child safety seat checks, a bicycle safety class, and child identity packets.
The next Community Safety Night is scheduled for October 14th at the Lowe’s Home Warehouse located on Glenwood Avenue from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.