BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ - Public Safety Director Bruce Painter is pleased to announce that the Burlington Township Police Department recently participated in the national “Click it or Ticket” Seat Belt Mobilization Campaign.
Between the dates of May 20, 2019 and June 2, 2019, officers patrolled the roadways of Burlington Township and aggressively enforced motor vehicle violations with the following results:
25 suspended driver summonses
20 seat belt summonses
19 speeding summonses
14 careless driving summonses
6 cell phone/texting summonses
4 reckless driving summonses
212 other summonses
300 total motor vehicle summonses
In addition, officers assigned to the initiative made two alcohol related DWI arrests, one drug related DWI arrest, two drug arrests, and nineteen warrant arrests.
PSD Painter credits all the men and women of the Burlington Township Police Department for making this initiative so successful and for making Burlington Township a safe community. Whereas the operational period for this initiative has ended, the Burlington Township Police Department remains committed to improving seat belt compliance in an attempt to decrease the number of traffic fatalities and injuries.