Clayton Officers receive accolades for DUI arrests
Picture from left to right: Colonel Mark McDonough Georgia State Patrol, Peter J. Skandalakis Executive Director Prosecuting Attorneys Council, Officer Travis Gibson Clayton Police Department, Debbie Day State Executive Director MADD Georgia and Harris Blackwood Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Director
CLAYTON — On Tuesday, April 10th, two Clayton Police Department officers were recognized for their dedication to DUI enforcement.
Officers Michael Bennett and Travis Gibson were both recognized by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) which is a nonprofit organization that seeks to stop drunk driving, support those affected by drunk driving, prevents underage drinking, and strive for stricter impaired driving policy, whether that impairment is caused by alcohol or any other drug.
Both officers received accolades and awards for their tremendous hard working in keeping intoxicated motorists off of the roads. Bennett received a Bronze Award with 31 DUI arrest and Gibson, a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), also received a Bronze Award with 25 DUI arrest and 30 DRE Evaluations.
In addition, Travis was selected for the DRE State of Georgia Officer of the Year award.