Traffic Unit

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Charlottesville Traffic Unit 

The Traffic Unit provides specialized support in the areas of traffic enforcement, traffic control, and accident investigation.  The unit is comprised of 1 Sergeant, 3 Traffic Officers, 5 Community Service Officers, and 7 School Crossing Guards.  Responsibilities include the investigation of fatal traffic accidents; conducting follow-up hit and run investigations; reviewing accident reports; maintaining traffic accident statistics; conducting selective enforcement activities; developing traffic safety programs; acting as a liaison with City traffic engineers; traffic direction; resolving citizen complaints concerning traffic problems; providing traffic control for special events; parking enforcement; and school crossing safety.  The Department has 4 Harley-Davidson motorcycles assigned to the Traffic Unit.