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September 7, 2011
For More Information Contact:
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information Officer, 441.7226
Sergeant Sam Santacroce, Traffic Enforcement Unit, 441.6587

"Back to School" Traffic Enforcement Project Results

The Lincoln Police Department conducted its annual "Back to School" traffic project from August 22, 2011, through September 2, 2011. This project, funded by a grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, allowed for the placement of additional officers each day, at and around the elementary schools in Lincoln for the purpose of traffic and pedestrian safety.

The project produced the following results:

Total Citations / Arrests 2,035
Speeding - Official Citations 807
Speeding - Warning Citations 172
Seatbelt - Official Citations 268
Seatbelt- Warning Citations 70
Traffic Signal - Official Citations 12
Traffic Signal - Warning Citations 3
Child Restraint - Official Citations 5
No Insurance 174
Invalid Registration 338
Other Traffic Violations 283
Suspended Drivers 28
Criminal Offenses 7

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