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Date:
January 8, 2008
For More Information Contact:
Sergeant Don Scheinost, Management Services, 441.7215

Northeast Team Concludes Traffic Enforcement Grant

The Lincoln Police Departmentís Northeast Team, led by Captain Doug Srb, recently completed a year long project directed at reducing accidents and increasing school zone traffic safety. On-duty officers and additional officers funded by a grant provided by the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, targeted school zones, traffic signals and 18 different high accident locations in Northeast Lincoln during this effort.

The following is a summary of the project results:

24 different traffic sets ending with 389 official and warning citations
School selective enforcement increased by 25%
Traffic signal enforcement increased by 11%

The Lincoln Police Department encourages all motorists to obey local speed limits, pay attention to the roadway in front of them and to wear safety belts.


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