A kit that simulates alcohol impairment is the focus of a grant recently obtained by the West Carrollton Police Department.FILE

OVI goggles allow police to teach dangers of drunk driving

The Fatal Vision Alcohol kit that allow the department to simulate impairment at six different blood alcohol levels – depicting the potential danger during misuse of alcohol, according to the city.

The kit is being purchased with the help of a $1,100 grant from the Independent Insurance Agents Association of Dayton, West Carrollton officials said.

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The department plans to use the kits during community outreach initiatives such as National Night Out, Citizen’s Police Academy and the Police Explorer Program.

“The requirements of the grant were that the money had to be used for something that impacted your community in a positive way,” said Police Chief Doug Woodard. “We appreciate the organization for providing the resources that will fund this program.”


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