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Traffic Enforcement Unit
|Phone: 757-382-6448||Email: CPDTES@CityofChesapeake.net|
|Address: 304 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322|
|Desk Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
The Traffic Enforcement Unit is responsible for selective enforcement activities for traffic law violations and weights and measure laws. Additionally, the Traffic Enforcement Unit handles funeral and oversized vehicle escort requests, house moving escorts, inspections of taxi cabs, traffic related citizen complaints, assisting in accident investigations, D.U.I. enforcement, child safety seat inspections and many other traffic related special assignments.
A Lieutenant, the Executive Officer of the Special Operations Section, commands the Unit. Responsibilities include the supervision of school crossing guards, managing the records and billing of alarms, maintaining the police wrecker list, compiling incident reports for high accident and D.U.I. locations, preparing and submitting budget requests for the Unit, and preparing and submitting grant requests for specialized traffic enforcement projects.
The Traffic Enforcement Unit consist of the Motorcycle Unit, School Crossing Guard Unit, Selective Enforcement Radar Unit and the Motor Carrier Unit. The Traffic Enforcement Unit's primary concerns are the enforcement of traffic laws and the reduction of traffic deaths, injuries and accidents with the ultimate goal of the safe, efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic within the city.