2016 Capital Area OWI Task Force Annual Report

The Capitol Area OWI Task Force has called it a year!  The state fiscal year ends September 30, so the grant must be closed out.  The grant was administered by the DeForest Police Department and led by Lt. Dan Furseth.  This is the report he sent out to all agencies.

Personally, I would like to thank all the communities involved and all the agencies that have made this a program that has been copied state wide; including WI DOT BOTS.  It is hard to put a number on the number of people we prevented from driving drunk and the number of lives that were impacted.  I am confident that we have made a difference.

Core Agencies: DeForest, McFarland, Verona, Stoughton, Oregon, City of Madison, Town of Madison, Monona, Shorewood Hills, Sun Prairie, Cottage Grove, Maple Bluff, UWPD, Capitol Police, State Patrol

Assisting Agencies: Blue Mounds PD, Marshall PD, Belleville PD

Number of Deployments: 20                                      Total Traffic Contacts:    1958

OWI Arrests: 56

Violation Citations Warnings
Seatbelt 25 12
Child Restraint 4 0
Speeding 204 400
OAR/OAS 211 0
Open Intoxicants 19 0
Vehicle Registration 77 206
Equipment 31 717
All Other 176 382


Drug Offenses:                 64

Felony Arrests:                 6

Misdemeanor Arrests    17

Warrant Arrests:              16


DREs and ARIDE officers, K9 alerts requests, several 3rd offenses, 1 recovered stolen vehicle, OAR 17th.


1579 Reimbursed Overtime hours

432 Straight Time Hours

Total Grant:                                        $84,480

Total Funds Reimbursed               $74,734

Excess Funds                                     $ 9,746

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