Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that in an effort to promote safer highways for all motorists the Sheriff’s Office participates in traffic enforcement campaigns in conjunction with the Department of Transportation. These campaigns vary throughout the year and target but are not limited to specific traffic enforcement activities. Recently, three (3) Madison county Deputies received certificates of recognition for the highest level of enforcement activity for 2012. The specific activities were motorcycle enforcement and motor vehicle occupant safety/seat belts.
The officers recognized were as follows: Corporal Jarrod Lauth, Deputy David Myers and Deputy Odell Livingston. Livingston also was recognized for his highest level of enforcement activity concerning motor vehicle occupant safety.
Sheriff Stewart further reports that the “Click it or Ticket” Campaign starts Friday the 1st day of March 2013 and continues through Sunday the 16th day of March 2013. Sheriff Stewart encourages all motorists to wear their seat belt and have their children properly restrained in accordance with Florida law.
Sheriff’s Deputy Odell Livingston receives special recognition from Sgt. David Harper
Sheriff’s Deputy David Myers receives a special certificate from Sgt. David Harper.
Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart formally commends and recognizes two Deputies for their diligent efforts in making the highways in Madison County a safer place for all motorists to travel.
Madison County, categorized with 26 similar in size and population counties, rates number 1 in the State of Florida in regards to Aggressive Driving and Speed and further rates 6th in regards to violators driving under the influence (DUI). Madison County experienced a total of 9 traffic fatalities during 2012.
On Tuesday the 12th day of February 2013, Captain David Harper presented to Sheriff’s Deputy Odell Livingston an award of recognition for having the highest traffic activity, absent the full time assigned traffic Officer and Sheriff’s Deputy David Myers an award of recognition for having the highest DUI activity.
The efforts of these Officers are a continual reflection of the proactive and excellent level of services the men and women of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office provide to all communities and citizens of Madison County.