Sheriff’s office awarded H.E.A.T. grant

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The state of Georgia has announced that the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office received a H.E.A.T. (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) grant of $38,000.

The statewide H.E.A.T project’s goal is to combat deaths and injuries from impaired driving crashes and excessive speeding by increasing the use of safety belts while educating the public about traffic safety and the dangers of driving under the influence.

Forsyth’s H.E.A.T. unit will use the grant to develop and implement strategies to reduce local highway crashes, injuries and fatalities.

For more information on the H.E.A.T. initiative, contact Lt. Scarlett Woods, H.E.A.T. coordinator, at 404-656-6996 or swoods@gohs.ga.gov.