TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

The Traffic Enforcement Unit of The East Point Police Department is staffed with Police Officers and  Crossing Guards who provide many critical services to the City of East Point. Some of the services handled by the Traffic Unit are:  Traffic Accident Investigation, Parking Enforcement, Traffic Coordination at Parades and Special Event, Escorts of Funeral Processions and Large Vehicles (on request), D.U.I. Enforcement, and Speed Enforcement with Radar & Laser.  

The Unit participates in many state traffic safety programs in conjunction with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These programs include Operation Zero-Tolerance, Operation Click It or Ticket, Operation Strap and Snap, Operation ABC (America Buckles up Children), Buckle Up America, National Child Passenger Safety Week, National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month, Safe Prom, and the Safe and Sober Campaign.

State and national traffic safety officials request participation in these programs on a yearly basis. These programs include the operation of roadway safety checkpoints, distribution of informative literature, and intensive patrol techniques.

The goal of this Unit is the public safety of East Point motorists and the smooth flow of traffic. Traffic Officers patrol the entire city and are often the first units on the scene of various non - traffic related calls for service. Traffic Officers receive extensive training in traffic law enforcement, Radar & Laser operation, and accident investigation.

Useful phone numbers:

Remember!! If you need immediate assistance from a police officer, call us via 911 to obtain the fastest response possible. This includes traffic accidents and all emergencies. For obvious routine matters The East Point Police Department can be reached via (404) 761-2177.

 
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