The Indiana State Police has posted more than 3,000 DUI arrests in the last five years.
It also has a history of issuing more than 50,000 tickets, according to the Indiana Department of Public Safety.
The department said it was notified about the spike in tickets on Wednesday.
The Indiana Department’s website said more than 70,000 of the tickets were issued in the first half of 2018, and nearly 60,000 were issued during the first quarter of 2019.
The number of citations issued increased during the second half of the year, the website said.
It said it had about 3,500 active officers and more than 4,500 officers assigned to traffic enforcement duties.
The department is also taking action to deter people from buying or possessing illegal drugs.
The state announced it was ending the sale of alcohol at all state-owned stores and bars and imposing stricter restrictions on the sale and purchase of recreational drugs.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued a proclamation Thursday ordering state agencies to develop strategies to improve the state’s public safety.
The proclamation is part of Holcomb’s efforts to reduce the death toll from car crashes and other forms of traffic-related injuries.