The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists and three victim's advocates recently received accolades relating to their service to victims of drunk and distracted driving crashes, along with their families.
Friday, April 26
The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) was presented with several Victim Service Awards from Anita Alvarez Cook County States Attorney as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Tuesday, April 23. The Cook County State’s Attorney Office recognizes teams, individuals, programs and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in support of crime victims and victim services. Three AAIM advocates and the organization were recognized for promoting the rights of crime victims, and advocating on their behalf with compassion and commitment for victims of impaired driving. AAIM Honorees were: Twyla Blakely, Cathy Stanley and Sharon Johnson. Accepting the award on behalf of AAIM was Board of Director Bob Cebrzynski. “We …
The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists finds it utterly unacceptable that any police agency would knowingly allow their officers to report to work with any level of alcohol in their system.
Sunday, February 17
In response to NBC-TV news story “Many Suburban Cops Allowed to Work Half Drunk” which aired on local news February 14, 2013. The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) finds it utterly unacceptable that any police agency would knowingly allow their officers to report to work with any level of alcohol in their system. We feel that departments that have a written clause in their union contracts that have an allowable illegal BAC (blood alcohol concentration) of 0.08 with any blood alcohol content and permit officers to report for duty should rethink their policy. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) legal limits do not define a level below which it is safe to operate a vehicle or engage in some other …