David Wallace


A pioneer in traffic safety, David Wallace developed the first TSRP (Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor) program in Michigan becoming a national role model. As a TSRP, he facilitated a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to the arrest and prosecution of impaired drivers and other traffic crimes as well as finding ways to respond to underage drinking. As the first Director of the National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC), David oversaw a nationwide increase of 50% in the number of DWI Courts, changing repeat impaired drivers into law-abiding citizens.

With 16 years in the courtroom as an assistant prosecutor, 7 years as a TSRP and 5 years as the Director of the NCDC, David has worked with law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges, probation officers, treatment professionals, highway safety advocates and others, bringing a complete perspective on what needs to be done in making the roads safer.

Now as the Chief Executive Officer for the National Partnership on Alcohol Misuse and Crime (NPAMC), David works to identify, develop and promote justice programs that improve public safety, reduce recidivism, and change lives for offenders who misuse alcohol. David is also still active in the courtroom as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Huron County, Michigan, and an independent consultant known as the Traffic Safety Guy.