Release Date/Time: 12/20/2013 3:04 PM

Incident: STOPP

Report #: Various

Date: Friday, 12/20/2013

Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Salinas

This morning from 0800 hours to 1200 hours, officers from Salinas PD, CHP, and Marina PD participated in the STOPP program in Salinas. STOPP stands for the Strategic Traffic Operations and Prevention Program. Officers conducted 69 traffic stops, issued 51 hazardous citations,13 non-hazardous citations, and three unlicensed driver citations. Three of the vehicles were impounded for 30 days. Officers concentrated their efforts in the areas of Salinas that tend to show a high volume of traffic collisions and traffic violations. STOPP is made up of Monterey Peninsula law enforcement agencies, CHP, and the Salinas Police Department Traffic Unit. Each month a different agency is designated as the host agency. Participating agencies conduct saturated traffic enforcement in problem areas defined by the host agency.

Release Authorized by: Gerard Ross

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