Raytown Officers Recognized for Curbing Impaired Drivers
Raytown Police Sergeant Michael McDonough and Detective Shawn Didde were recognized last night (11-15-14) at the 8th annual “Heroes for Heartland” Law Enforcement banquet, hosted by the Heartland Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, MADD.
Det. Didde was recognized for his Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) enforcement work in 2013. While serving in the Uniformed Patrol Division in 2013, as a Patrol Officer, he made over 30 DWI arrests, making the roadways safer for the citizens of Raytown.
Sgt. McDonough, left, in photo with Police Chief Jim Lynch, was recognized for his DWI enforcement work during his 39-year long career serving the citizens of Raytown. Sgt. McDonough currently serves as a Sergeant of the Traffic Unit, and coordinates various traffic-safety initiatives, including sobriety checkpoints, hazardous and aggressive driving grants, and traffic-related training for his fellow officers.