Pharr Police Department Joins 8th Annual Labor Day DWI “No Refusal Weekend” Campaign

Pharr, Texas – The Pharr Police Department is proud to announce its participation in the 8th Annual Labor Day DWI “No Refusal Weekend” campaign, taking place from Thursday, August 31, through Monday, September 4, 2023. This initiative, aimed at curbing drunk driving and ensuring the safety of our community, will enforce stricter measures for those suspected of driving under the influence.

As part of the “No Refusal Weekend,” anyone who refuses to provide a breath sample during a traffic stop will be subject to immediate blood testing. This effort is a collaborative initiative involving various law enforcement agencies within Hidalgo County, united in their commitment to creating safer roadways and preventing alcohol-related accidents.

“We are dedicated to creating a safer environment for our residents and visitors during the Labor Day holiday,” said Chief of Police Juan Gonzalez, “Our participation in the ‘No Refusal Weekend’ reflects our commitment to reducing the occurrence of drunk driving and preventing potential tragedies on our roads.”

The Pharr Police Department encourages all community members to make responsible choices and to never drink and drive. Together, we can make a difference in ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone on our roadways.