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Deputy Todd Miller Recognized For Excellence

Posted 2/20/2014 12:55 PM by MDGREGORY

On April 16th, 2014, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Miller will receive an award from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) for his outstanding work in the area of impaired driving. Deputy Miller is one of 18 individuals or groups that will receive awards at the banquet held in Lacey Washington by the WTSC. Deputy Miller is assigned to the Valley Traffic Unit and specializes in the recognition of impaired drivers.

The Target Zero Awards program is held every two years and focuses on recognizing individuals and groups who have gone “above and beyond” in their work towards helping us achieve Target Zero. The goal of Target Zero is to have zero traffic fatalities and serious injury collisions in Washington State by the year 2030.

Traffic safety professionals from around the state sat on the judging panel, reviewed the entries and made the decisions. They look at all nominations and determines whether they think it meets that “above and beyond” component looking at the use of proven strategies, best practices or innovative strategies with a strong evaluation component.

Attached is the letter sent by the chair of the Target Zero Awards Committee.

Dear Deputy Todd Miller:

Congratulations! The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) is pleased to announce that you were selected by a multi-disciplinary team of judges to receive a Target Zero Award: Achievements in Traffic Safety. Your award is for outstanding work in the category of Impaired Driving. You and one guest are invited to join us for a luncheon awards ceremony in your honor on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Lacey Community Center in Lacey, Washington, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

At this formal ceremony you will receive an award as a token of our appreciation of your work. The WTSC conducts this bi-annual statewide awards program to honor the achievements of people working to make our state’s roadways safer, including the 4 E’s: Enforcement, Education, Engineering and Emergency Medical Services.

The Traffic Safety Awards Program mirrors Washington’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan: Target Zero, which was endorsed by Governor Gregoire in 2007 and most recently updated in 2013.
Congratulations on a well-deserved award.


Erica Stineman
Chair, Target Zero Awards Committee