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Law Enforcement Liaison

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This position provides law enforcement expertise to the division for enforcement grant site selection, selection of appropriate grant strategies and countermeasures, and grant development for the State’s law enforcement community to maximize effective leadership, funding and programming. This position conducts networking activities and acts as a liaison within the State’s law enforcement community, the State Highway Safety Office (SHSO), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Regional Office. This position oversees the activities of the Law Enforcement Liaison field staff (contractual), reviews periodic reports of liaisons and provides feedback accordingly. This position maintains a schedule for all law enforcement mobilizations and verifies participation of enforcement agencies involved in the mobilizations.

Duty 1
Educate State and local law enforcement leaders on the need for priority attention to traffic safety issues and cooperative enforcement projects with other traffic safety disciplines. As the State’s representative to the law enforcement community, this position provides the link from the national perspective to the local level. Participate in the development and implementation of a long term, statewide traffic safety enforcement plan that positively impacts traffic fatalities and injuries. 40 % of time

Duty 2
Network with the State’s law enforcement community and promote the SHSO traffic safety priorities. 35% of time

Duty 3
Serve as the State’s expert in the design of future law enforcement programs. Use experience as a seasoned law enforcement officer to conduct strategic planning. Research best practices. Design programs to increase and sustain seat belt use and decrease impaired driving. Analyze and assess new programs and technology in the Police Traffic Services (PTS) area and provide recommendations concerning new initiatives. 15 % of time

Duty 4
Direct law enforcement activities associated with State and national law enforcement mobilizations. Provide a link for communication with the State’s courts and media outlets to promote the enforcement message. Manage and direct special projects as assigned. 10% of time