APD Annual Reports - 2018 Annual Report - Page 34

Showcase Operation Safe Operation SAFE (Strategy Against Fatality Events) focuses on aggressive driving behaviors that can lead to road rage incidents and serious injury crashes. Each week, traffic and patrol commanders receive detailed analysis that assist them in planning resource deployments to combat aggressive driving. Traffic officers conduct traffic monitoring and enforcement in areas where high crash frequency and violations are observed. Total Team Enforcements: Top Speed: (driver arrested) 503 Total Staffing Resource Hours: 4,882 Total Arrests: 197 147 Operation S A F E Strategy Against Fatality Events Total Citations Issued: 12,122 Total Traffic Stops: 10,165 In 2018, a total of 330 calls were placed to our Road Rage Hotline. Citizens have the ability to contact this number for incidents that are not in-progress. Traffic personnel review the phone calls and if warranted, mail a letter to the registered owner’s address with information regarding an allegation of road rage. The Traffic Unit mailed out 218 letters. 34 | 2018 Annual Report