Putting Safety First

Photo by Christian Abraham - Here, Orange Assistant Police Chief Edward Koether, left; and Orange Police Chief Robert Gagne, right, receive a Public Safety Award of Excellence from AAA’s Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko on behalf of the town that went 1 year without a pedestrian traffic fatality.

Photo by Christian Abraham - Here, Orange Assistant Police Chief Edward Koether, left; and Orange Police Chief Robert Gagne, right, receive a Public Safety Award of Excellence from AAA’s Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko on behalf of the town that went 1 year without a pedestrian traffic fatality.

AAA Southern New England recently honored 32 law enforcement agencies in Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties for their years without a pedestrian traffic fatality through the end of 2009.