FAIRFIELD, Conn. — AAA Northeast recently honored the Fairfield Police Department with a Gold Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs.
In addition, AAA recognized Officer Mark Letsch as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero at the auto club’s annual Traffic Safety lunch.
Letsch, a traffic crash reconstructionist, has been instrumental in the advanced use of special collision reconstruction software and has used his expertise to assist several other area police departments with their collision reconstructions.
He participates in the department’s “Mock Crash” event at local high schools to increase teen awareness of impaired driving risks. In addition, he is the department’s emergency service unit’s Sniper Team Leader, Honor Guard coordinator and Toys for Tots coordinator.
The Fairfield Police received a Gold Award for the 8th consecutive year for its numerous ongoing and comprehensive traffic safety programs aimed at community residents.
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