Mesquite, TX – August 30, 2021 – Mesquite Police Department (MPD) Officer Robert Keith was presented with the 2021 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) North Texas Enforcement Award. The award is presented to officers who exemplify a strong commitment to DWI enforcement and for keeping Mesquite citizens and roadways safe. Officer Keith leads MPD with DWI arrests, with 89 DWI arrests in 2020.
MADD is a non-profit organization that seeks to stop drunk driving, support those affected by drunk driving, prevent underage drinking and strives for a stricter impaired driving policy.
Officer Keith joined the Mesquite Police Department in 2016 as a patrol officer. He has received his Standardized Field Sobriety Test and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement certifications and in 2020 he joined the DWI Unit. Officer Keith is a Field Training Officer. He has been recognized for two Life Saving Awards, Firearms Proficiency and 5-Year Safe Driving. Officer Keith has received nine commendations from citizens and supervisors.