DUI Strike Team reaches milestone with 2,000 arrests

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The DUI Strike Team, which was formed a few years ago, made a milestone late Wednesday night.

They made their 2,000th arrest.

The team is a joint union between Nevada Highway Patrol and Metro Police who have been working to keep local roads safe.

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Last year, when the team reached 1,000 arrests, the spokesperson for Nevada’s Department of Public Safety said the makes about 100 arrests a month.

“One of the things that we really want to get to the community; ‘it’s not just happening on the Strip or in the Resort Corridor,” Bennett said. “These are happening in their neighborhoods, and this team is having a valley wide impact.”

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