Traffic Unit

Traffic Officers with MotorcyclesThe Traffic Unit provides specialized support in the areas of traffic enforcement, traffic control, and accident investigation. The unit is comprised of 1 Sergeant, 3 Traffic Officers, 5 Community Service Officers, and 7 School Crossing Guards. 


Responsibilities include the: 

  • Acting as a Liaison with City Traffic Engineers
  • Conducting Follow-up Hit and Run Investigations
  • Conducting Selective Enforcement Activities
  • Developing Traffic Safety Programs
  • Investigation of Fatal Traffic Accidents
  • Maintaining Traffic Accident Statistics
  • Parking Enforcement
  • Providing Traffic Control for Special Events
  • Resolving Citizen Complaints Concerning Traffic Problems
  • Reviewing Accident Reports
  • School Crossing Safety
  • Traffic Direction


The Department has 5 Harley-Davidson motorcycles assigned to the Traffic Unit.