Broome County Sheriff's Sergeant Receives Award

By WBNG News

Broome County Sheriff's Sergeant Receives Award

December 19, 2012 Updated Dec 19, 2012 at 1:44 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Broome County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Shaun N. Carnevale, a 26-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, was recently awarded the 2012 Mothers Against Drunk Driving/New York State Stop DWI individual officer award for exceptional service and enforcement in the field of Driving while Intoxicated.

According to a news release:

This award recognizes and highlights the individual accomplishments of a specific law enforcement officer who has gone above and beyond in the enforcement of DWI/Impaired driving.

Sergeant Carnevale continuously sets the bar at the highest level, encouraging subordinates under his command to take the same proactive approach that he does when it comes to the enforcement of the DWI laws of the State of New York.

During the 2011 reporting period Sergeant Carnevale made 19 DWI related arrests. Of the total 109 DWI arrests made by members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office in 2011, Sergeant Carnevale played an instrumental role in approximately 25% of those arrests and was personally involved in every sobriety check point that was conducted by the Sheriff’s Office.

Sergeant Carnevale is also an instructor in the Zone 6 Police Academy and specializes in the impaired/drunk driving discipline.