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Date: March 23, 2016

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

St. Patrick's Day Enforcement Results

On Thursday March 17, 2016, the Lincoln Police Department conducted a special detail in an effort to deter the over-service of alcohol, impact impaired driving and reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents. During the detail, officers conducted alcohol compliance checks on each of the city's five geographic teams. A total of 60 alcohol compliance checks were conducted at various licensed liquor establishments throughout the city. Following the compliance checks, officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement. The Nebraska Office of Highway Safetyprovided funding for the project.

Results from the traffic enforcement detail:

Speeding, official citation: 1
Traffic signal violation, official citation: 1
Traffic signal violation, warning citations: 2
No seatbelt, official citation: 1
No seatbelt, warning citation: 1
No proof of insurance, official citations: 2
No proof of insurance, warning citations: 2
No valid registration, official citation: 1
No valid registration, warning citations: 3
Miscellaneous traffic offenses, official citations: 10
Miscellaneous traffic offenses, warning citations: 30
Driving under suspension: 3
Minor in possession: 1
DWI: 5
Narcotics arrest/citation: 1
Miscellaneous criminal citations: 5
Total official and warning citations issued: 69


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