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Date: September 25, 2014

For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Todd Kocian, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 402.441.6587
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

"Back to School" Traffic Enforcement Project Results

The Lincoln (NE) Police Department completed its annual "Back to School" traffic enforcement project. It was conducted over two separate enforcement periods: August 18 - August 22, 2014 and September 8 - September 19, 2014. Officers increased efforts each day, at and around the elementary schools in Lincoln, for the purpose of traffic and pedestrian safety. This project, funded by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, produced the following results:


Total Citations / Arrests 1,755
Speeding - Official Citations 578
Speeding - Warning Citations 101
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 30
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 20
Stop Sign - Official Citations 12
Stop Sign - Warning Citations 6
Seatbelt - Official Citations 164
Seatbelt - Warning Citations 62
Child Restraint - Official Citations 6
No Insurance - Official Citations 135
No Insurance - Warning Citations 52
Invalid Registration - Official Citations 185
Other Traffic Violations 91
Other Traffic Warnings 286
Suspended Drivers 19
Criminal Offenses 2
Narcotics Arrests 4
Warrant Arrests 2



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