Press Release: Marana Police Department receives grant from Governor's Office of Highway Safety

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MARANA - Marana Police Department (MPD) has received a grant in the amount of $35,480 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Funds will support the hardware upgrades necessary to participate in the Arizona Department of Transportation Traffic and Criminal Software (AZTraCS). Participation will increase data accuracy, improve staffing efficiencies, and increase safety for both motorists and officers by reducing road-side time. It also decreases approximately $21,000 in annual costs to the Marana Police Department, and supports their mission of providing unparalleled service and unwavering protection to the Marana community.

This is a federal pass-through grant from the Federal Highway Administration.


The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is a multimodal transportation agency responsible for planning, building and operating a complex highway system in addition to building and maintaining bridges and the Grand Canyon Airport. ADOT implemented the Traffic and Criminal Software (TraCS), an electronic citation and collision program used nationwide.


The Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) is committed to the reduction of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage. They provide leadership by developing, promoting, and coordinating programs that influence public and private policy by increasing public awareness of highway safety issues. The goal of this grant is to enhance and improve data collection and analysis related to traffic