NR 17-54 Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant To Address Pedestrian And Bicycle Safety In Cape Canaveral

November 28, 2017 - 4:46 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with the city of Cape Canaveral has received the “High Visibility Enforcement” Grant.  This grant, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation and the University of South Florida will provide increased resources to address pedestrian and bicycle safety programs in the both Cape Canaveral and unincorporated Avon by the Sea.

The Sheriff’s Office sought the grant after recent statistics showed that Brevard County is ranked among the top 20% for pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities in the state of Florida.

Deputies from the Cape Canaveral Precinct will use this grant to increase patrol efforts aimed at targeting unsafe behaviors of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists in the area through education, awareness and enforcement activities to seek compliance while making our community safer.

For additional information concerning this News Release, please contact Commander Linda Moros at 321-868-1113.