September 22, 2023 at 4:47 p.m.
Traffic Enforcement Highlighted Week Five Of Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy
Citizen’s Academy participants observed mock traffic stops
Citizen’s Academy participants observed mock traffic stops and also learned about safety precautions used by law enforcement, during traffic stops.
(Photos Courtesy Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office)
LINCOLNTON N.C. - The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy participants learned about traffic stops and traffic enforcement, during their fifth week of this program. Detective D. Houser discussed law enforcement considerations during traffic stops and gave an overview of traffic crimes and citations.
Citizen’s Academy participants observed mock traffic stops and also learned about safety precautions used by law enforcement, during traffic stops. These precautions are utilized to ensure the safety of the public and of the law enforcement officers. Detective D. Houser also discussed considerations taken when a vehicle is being searched by law enforcement officers. This included discussions about consent or when law enforcement would have legal justification to enter and conduct a search of a vehicle.
As always, anyone who has information on a possible crime is asked to call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office (704-732-9050), the Lincoln County Communications Center (704-735-8202), or CrimeStoppers (704-736-8909). Download the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office smart phone app for notifications about the Sheriff’s Office, for inmate and arrest information, to apply for a concealed carry permit, and more.
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