Traffic Enforcement / Education Detail

Michael L. Haworth, Chief of Police

Pinellas Park Police Department

7700 59th Street N.

Pinellas Park, Florida 33781

Contact: Sergeant John Shea

Special Operations

o- 727-369-7840

c- 727-542-4979

jshea@pinellas-park.com

Title: Traffic Enforcement / Education Detail

When: December 17, 2019

Where: City school zones / Construction Zones

On 12/17/2019, members of the Pinellas Park Police Department traffic enforcement unit will be monitoring our school and construction zones at various hours.  Officers will specifically be monitoring the use of cellphones while traversing through the school and construction zones which are now "hands free" form all devices.   This is an educational wave to remind drivers of the newly enacted state law regarding cellphone use.  Violations of the "hands free" zone is an offense that will be subject to a civil fine of $166 starting January 1st, 2020.

As we approach the Holiday season, we want everyone to remember to "Put it down" and drive safely. 

Released by: Sergeant John Shea  

Sergeant John Shea
Pinellas Park Police Department
Special Operations Supervisor  Communications: 727-369-7864
Desk: 727-369-7840
Fax: 727-369-7819