Traffic Safety Unit

A Sergeant and 6 patrol deputies have received specialized training in the area of crash investigation and reconstruction, to include:
  • Computer-assisted measuring and diagramming of crash scenes
  • Crash data retrieval
  • Speed analysis
This unit also analyzes crash data throughout the county and creates strategies aimed at increasing traffic safety and reducing injuries and deaths. Among other things, these strategies include:
  • Checkpoints
  • Child seat checks
  • Educational events
  • Participation in Virginia's Click-It-or-Ticket program
  • Specialized patrols
All of these responsibilities are performed in addition to their regular duties within the Uniform Patrol Division.