Traffic Problems? Get the Slow Down Cat!

Slow Down CatI know what you are thinking.  What in the world is he talking about?  Every community has its share of motorists disobeying traffic laws.  Speeding, running stop signs and disregarding traffic control devices seem to be the norm.  In Georgia, new police chiefs are required to attend New Police Chief School.  While attending the class, one of our instructors, a seasoned chief, told us that 50% of citizens will think we do too much traffic enforcement and 50% will think we don’t do enough.  I can now testify that the statement he made is true!

As a result, every police chief is constantly trying to find better ways to make the roads safer for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.  We use targeted enforcement but when we leave, motorists soon return to their bad habits.  We use radar signs but after awhile, they seem to loose their effectiveness.  We educate our community, but it just doesn’t seem to make a difference.

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This is a fantastic message for law enforcement!

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