The Traffic Safety Unit is a unit within the Field Services Bureau. There are currently two Patrol Officers designated as Traffic Safety Officers in addition to a Patrol Sergeant. The Sergeant supervises the unit and assists with all serious and fatal motor vehicle crashes. One of the unit members and the supervisor are trained crash re-constructionists. Members of this unit work closely with the Monmouth County Serious Collision Analysis Response Team (SCART) during the investigation of a serious motor vehicle crash, particularly one involving serious bodily injury, criminal charges or a fatality.
The Unit is responsible for the following functions within the department:
Motor Vehicle Crash investigation and review of reports
Traffic enforcement assignments
Maintenance of traffic safety equipment
Radar and Alcotest maintenance / certifications
Other traffic-related matters as assigned