Governor Gives Central Alabama Counties Money to Cut Down on Fatal Accident

You should expect to see extra police patrols this Memorial Day.

The governor approved more than 73-thousand dollars in grants to enable the city of montgomery and 8 central Alabama counties to increase police patrols during the holiday. The extra patrols will be looking for for speeding, DUI, and seat belt violations.

In addition to Montgomery, the extra patrols will be in Autauga, Bullock, Elmore, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, and Russell Counties. The governor hopes the extra money will help cut down on fatal accidents.