The Valparaiso Police Officers recently participated in a national and statewide Click it or Ticket enforcement blitz which began on Friday May 15th and concluded Sunday May 31st. Valparaiso Police joined more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, and thousands more across the country, to conduct high visibility patrols encouraging drivers and passengers to buckle up.
Valparaiso Police Officers worked 30 hours of extra patrols and conducted 100 traffic stops during the thirty hours of patrols. A total of 95 seat belt citations were issued during the extra patrols.
The extra patrols where sponsored and paid for by federal funding through the Traffic Safety Division of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.