Office of the Albany County

Stop DWI

Stop DWI New York 'You're the Key' Albany County Stop DWI Sherrif/Safe Ride

Since 1981, the Albany County STOP-DWI Program has served to educate the community regarding the dangers of impaired driving and provide funding to groups and organizations engaged in activities which support our mission to reduce alcohol and drug related crashes in Albany County.

The Albany County STOP-DWI Program is fully committed towards the deterrence model approach and will continue to focus a great amount of effort and resources to reduce impaired driving crashes. Law enforcement efforts will continue not only with saturation patrol details, but through education and awareness. Surviving victim’s and families will also participate in our efforts by sharing their experience as a way to personalize the devastating consequences of impaired driving.

Albany County STOP-DWI offers:

  • Anti-DWI Programs including speakers and DVD'S
  • High school mini-grants to assist with alcohol and drug-free prom-time events
  • Handouts and printed materials
  • DWI Program displays and educational events

Albany County STOP-DWI supports or funds the efforts of:

  • Addictions Care Center of Albany, Inc. (ACCA)
  • Honor Court - Altamont Program
  • St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC)
  • Albany County Drug Court
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • Parents Who Host
  • Albany County Traffic Safety Board (ACTSB)

Albany County STOP-DWI provides funding to:

  • Twelve (12) local law enforcement agencies within Albany County
  • Albany County District Attorney's Office
  • Albany County Probation Department

Albany County STOP-DWI offers education and awareness programs:

  • Victim Impact Panels
  • Pre-prom season awareness assemblies
  • Mobile Education Center
  • Choices
  • Community event displays 

Coordinated County Wide Road Checks and Blanket Patrols:

Coordinated County Wide Road Checks and Blanket Patrols

Victim Impact Panels- Offenders learn first-hand from victims and survivors how impaired driving crashes have changed their lives forever:

Public Awareness to educate and change behavior:

For more information about these programs please contact (518) 720-8100.

Stop DWI Mobile Education Center