Niagara County Sheriff Announces Results of Traffic Enforcement Campaign

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with our law enforcement partners across the county (New York State Park Police, Niagara Falls Police Department, North Tonawanda Police Department, Town of Niagara Police Department, Lewiston Police Department, Middleport Police Department, Somerset Police Department, New York State Police, Lockport Police Department, Youngstown Police Department), today announced the results of the recent traffic safety enforcement campaign focused on aggressive driving behaviors.

In total, Niagara County law enforcement agencies issued 1,185 tickets between October 25th and November 1st. Patrols issued 878 citations for aggressive driving behaviors, including: Driving While Intoxicated, Speeding, Disobeying Traffic Control Devices, Following Too Closely, Reckless Driving, and Using Mobile Devices While Driving. An additional 307 citations were issued for other offenses, including: Seatbelt Violations, Equipment Violations, Uninspected Vehicles, and Unregistered Vehicles.

Sheriff Filicetti said, “Based on the results of the campaign it certainly shows that aggressive driving is an issue in this county. Our efforts will continue to curb these behaviors and reduce dangerous driving habits. All of the agencies involved did a tremendous job addressing this issue.”