July 2016

Traffic safety is a wide-ranging issue that every law enforcement officer encounters in some form during his or her career. It’s interconnected to a number of other public safety issues, including drug use and impairment, theft and violent crime, and officer safety, as well as the entry point for many community-police interactions. This issues offers a deeper look at many traffic safety concerns and offers examples of how some agencies are working to improve traffic safety in their communities.