The main objective of the Traffic Unit is the reduction of traffic related injuries and fatalities in the City of South Fulton. This is accomplished through proactive enforcement efforts, coordination with city traffic engineering and via community education programs designed to create a higher awareness of traffic safety.
The Traffic Unit strives daily to make City of South Fulton roadways safe. They routinely analyze traffic crash data and review citizen complaints. Once an area of concern involving moving traffic violations has been identified, officers aggressively and proactively address those violations especially those that contribute to traffic crashes or, which may result in damage and/or injuries to our citizenry. The Traffic Unit officers are trained in advanced accident investigation and accident reconstruction. They are also responsible for follow-up investigations of hit and run accidents.
Lt. R. Shoemaker is responsible for the day to day operations of the Traffic Unit along with Sgt D. Jira.