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May 10, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Sam Santacroce, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 402.441.7226

"End of School" Traffic Enforcement Project Results

The Lincoln Police Department recently concluded its annual End of School" Traffic Enforcement Project. This project was conducted over two separate weeks: April 2- April 6, 2012 and April 30 -May 4, 2012. The increased enforcement, funded by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, allowed for the placement of additional officers each day, at and around Lincoln elementary schools for the purpose of traffic and pedestrian safety.

The project produced the following results:

Total Citations / Arrests 1,944
Speeding - Official Citations 585
Speeding - Warning Citations 145
Seatbelt - Official Citations 235
Seatbelt- Warning Citations 101
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 3
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 7
Child Restraint - Official Citations 7
No Insurance 186
Invalid Registration 340
Other Traffic Violations 207
Criminal Offenses 11

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