For the second year in a row, Alexandria Police Officer Brandon Smith was recognized for his efforts in the fight against impaired driving at the 15th Annual Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) Awards. The awards ceremony was held on Friday, December 14 at Maggiano’s Little Italy in the Tysons Galleria.
Officer Smith was among eleven law enforcement officers from the Washington, DC region recognized by WRAP for their outstanding commitment and exemplary service in the fight against drunk driving.
Smith, a three year veteran of the Police Department Patrol Operations Bureau, removed over 50 impaired drivers from Alexandria roadways during the past year.
The annual WRAP Awards ceremony is part of a kick-off campaign for the Holiday SoberRide Program, which is offered nightly (10:00 pm – 6:00 am) from December 14, 2012 until January 1, 2013. This program provides free cab rides home (up to a $30 fare) to those over 21 years of age who call 800-200-8294 (TAXI). The WRAP Awards ceremony also recognizes members of law enforcement for their efforts in impaired driving prevention. Founded in 1982, WRAP, is an award winning, public-private partnership working to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking in the Washington-metropolitan area.
For more information on the WRAP program, visit www.wrap.org.
Officer Brandon Smith with Loudoun County Sheriff Michael L. Chapman.