Mangano Appoints Mistron As New Nassau County STOP DWI Coordinator
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the appointment of Christopher Mistron as Nassau County’s newest STOP DWI Coordinator. As STOP DWI Coordinator, Mistron will coordinate and assist with the DWI program activities for its component agencies including the Nassau County Police Department, District Attorney’s Office, Probation Department, Department of Chemical Dependency and the Traffic Safety Board.
“Chris is a long-time County employee who has been helping keep people safe on our roads for many years,” said County Executive Mangano. “His appointment to this position is a tremendous benefit to the residents of Nassau County.”
“I am honored to have been given this post,” said Mistron. “Fighting DWI is an incredibly important battle for every person in Nassau County.”
Mistron has worked for Nassau County Traffic Safety and STOP DWI for 23 years. During that time, he has been responsible for advancing roadway safety in Nassau County. He has managed grants promoting Driver and Passenger Safety, Child Passenger Safety, Bicycle Safety and Pedestrian Safety. He has been responsible for managing the County BUCKLE UP enforcement, Aggressive Driving enforcement and Distracted Driving programs.
Mistron helped secure funds for the implementation of the NCPD in-car ticket writing and accident reporting. This program was successful in providing laptop computers and printers to NCPD patrol cars at no expense to the county. He has also been responsible for maintaining data on all roadway crashes, information of location, injuries and fatalities.
In addition, Chris also maintains all information with regard to DWI arrests on a countywide basis as well as all DWI crash information. For several years, Mistron has worked on the DWI program as a liaison between all the police agencies in Nassau County and has assisted in the implementation of the program.
“As we continue to battle DWI and educate our residents about its dangers, it is imperative to have dedicated professionals like Chris leading these critical programs,” said Mangano. “I have no doubt he will continue to represent Nassau County with the utmost professionalism and dedication.”