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2005 News Releases

September 9, 2005
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katherine Finnell, Public Information Officer, 441-7226
Sgt. Dan Schmidt, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 441-6587

Back to School Traffic Project Summary

The Lincoln Police Department conducted its “back to school” traffic selective project August 29th through September 9th, 2005. This project, funded by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, was conducted during the first two weeks of school. The funding provided for additional officers to be placed in school zones to enforce the flashing 25 m.p.h. speed limit. The Lincoln Police Department issued the following citations during the two week project.

Total Citations Issued1,293
Official Speeding Citations620
Warning Speeding Citations133
Traffic Signal Citations 3
Seatbelt Citations 223
No Insurance 93
Improper Registration 59
Other Traffic Violations 131
Suspended Drivers 14
Warrants 5
Criminal Arrests/Citations 9
Loud Car Stereo 3

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