STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford Police are continuing to crack down on distracted driving in the city, and is hiring more officers to conduct enforcement.
The Stamford Police Department announced Monday that it hired a few officers on a grant to conduct enforcement, as opposed to officers who conduct enforcement between calls for service.
Squad C patrol officers issued 20 tickets on Sunday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. for distracted driving, cell phone use, and other moving violations, police said.
Squad A patrol officers conducted distracted driving detail between 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Sunday and stopped a total of 21 drivers and issued citations for motor vehicle violations. Five citations were for running red lights, 12 were for cell phone use, two were for driving without a license, one was for driving with a suspended license, and one was for driving without headlights illuminated, police said.
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