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Date: December 14, 2016

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

"You Drink & Drive. You Lose." Mid-month Summary

The Lincoln Police Department participated in the "You Drink & Drive. You Lose." campaign during the first two weeks of December. These dates were added to the national campaign scheduled December 15, 2016 through January 1, 2017. During the first half of December, on five seprate dates, officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement and took a zero tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcoholic liquor and/or drugs. During this time, the Lincoln Police Department made 11 DWI/DUI arrests. Funding for this project was provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety.

Other activity during the project dates included:

Narcotics violations7
Driving Under Suspension 3
No Insurance - official citations 19
No Insurance - warnings 6
Seat Belt violations - official citations 5
Seat Belt violations - warnings 5
Speeding - official citations 21
Speeding - warnings 2
Traffic Signal - official citations 20
Traffic Signal - warnings 13
Stop Sign violations - official citation 1
Stop Sign violations - warnings 2
Registration violations - official citations 15
Registration violations - warnings 6
Other traffic violations - official citations 60
Other traffic violations - warnings 77
Criminal citations 3
.02 violation1
Citizen contacts172


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