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Date: May 12, 2014

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

"End of School" Traffic Enforcement Project Results

To coincide with the end of the school year, the Lincoln (NE) Police Department conducted its annual "End of School" traffic enforcement project. The project was conducted in two intervals: March 31 - April 4, 2014 and May 5 - May 9, 2014. Officers increased enforcement 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 1,863
Speeding - Official Citations 637
Speeding - Warning Citations 85
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 13
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 26
Stop Sign - Official Citations 27
Stop Sign - Warning Citations 13
Seatbelt - Official Citations 210
Seatbelt - Warning Citations 67
Child Restraint - Official Citations 7
No Insurance - Official Citations 127
No Insurance - Warning Citations 71
Invalid Registration - Official Citations 374
Other Traffic Violations 270
Suspended Drivers 22
Criminal Offenses 14
Warrant Arrests 7



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