JOPLIN, MO -- Police will be in full force this New Year's Eve. The Joplin Police Department is bringing in extra officers to patrol the streets over the holiday. They're specifically looking for drunk drivers. Officers say if you'll be ringing in the new year with a few drinks, you'll want to plan ahead for a sober ride home. Their goal is to prevent alcohol-involved accidents, which account for just under half of all traffic fatalities.
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