The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit is responsible for many traffic related law enforcement functions including dignitary and funeral escorts, focused radar, and intensified traffic enforcement. The Traffic Unit, which includes the motor unit, also participates in community parades such as the Mardi Gras Parades and the Fiesta Parade.
Recently, the Traffic Unit won a 2010 Harley Davidson Road King when the unit was names one of the state’s top Traffic Unit. At the Florida Department of Transportation Motor Unit Challenge, six representatives from the top traffic units across the state drew keys to the $30,000 Harley. The key that was drawn by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office representative was the key that started the Harley. Click on the photos below to see the prize.
The traffic unit is fortunate to receive additional support from the volunteer members of the Parking Enforcement Deputies Unit.
The Traffic Unit utilizes tips from citizens to determine what areas of the community need increased traffic enforcement. If you are experiencing traffic related issues such as speeders, contact the Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit today at 850.436.9630.