Troopers Complete Summer-Long Traffic Enforcement Campaigns

Troopers Complete Summer-Long Traffic Enforcement Campaigns

September 14, 2022
Omaha, NEB.
Summer Cruiser

The Nebraska State Patrol has closed-out multiple summer-long operations focused on specific areas of roadway safety. Troopers and dispatchers have been working overtime this summer to keep roads safe across the state.

Troopers based in Omaha performed several operations focused on excessive speeding in the Omaha metro area. During the effort, troopers partnered with the Omaha Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on multiple occasions for high visibility enforcement operations. Several of these efforts included assistance from the NSP Aviation Support Division and the OPD Air Support Unit.

During these operations, troopers arrested 10 motorists for flight to avoid arrest, after they fled attempted traffic stops. Troopers also made four arrests for driving under the influence and issued 57 citations for speeding.

That effort was made possible thanks in part to a grant for $17,700 from the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office. The grant period ran from April 15 through August 31.

Troopers based in Lincoln performed multiple enforcement operations focused in and around recreation areas in Cass, Gage, Lancaster, Saunders, and Seward Counties. During those efforts, troopers made two arrests for driving under the influence, apprehended one fugitive, and issued citations for open alcohol container (2), minor in possession (1), reckless driving (1), and speeding (20).

That effort was made possible thanks in part to a grant for $5,900 from the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office. The grant period ran from June 4 through August 28.

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