SBPD Releases Results from Click it or Ticket Campaign

The Sturgeon Bay Police Department has released the results of its recent participation in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” mobilization. The department coordinated its efforts with the Door County Sheriff’s Department with the agency providing two officers dedicated to traffic enforcement for each four hour deployment. The results indicate that officers made 277 traffic stops during the 158 hours of deployment. A traffic stop happened, on average, every 34 minutes. A total of 175 citations were issued including 22 seatbelt violations, 17 speeding tickets, one driver cited for drunken driving, five motorists ticketed for driving with a revoked or suspended license, 8 vehicle registration and 22 miscellaneous violations. Officers handed out 138 traffic
warnings, with speeding leading the list. There were also four non-traffic arrests made during the mobilization, three for obstructing an officer and one for a probation and parole hold. The 2014 seatbelt high visibility enforcement program was funded through a grant from the State Bureau of Transportation Safety and ran from May 1st through September 30th.

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