Salina, KS Police Department

The History of the Salina Police Department Motorcycle Unit

The Traffic Unit is comprised of six officers and a lieutenant. The unit utilizes Harley-Davidson motorcycles and specially equipped marked patrol vehicles which have moving & stationary radar, video cameras, and other specialized equipment.  The traffic unit is led by Lt Russ Lamer.

The Traffic Unit is responsible for monitoring and soliciting citizen cooperation in complying with State and City motor vehicle laws. The focus of their duties is to target hazardous moving violations (speeding, running red lights, careless driving, etc.) and to strictly enforce DUI violations in an effort to improve the overall quality of life for our citizens while traveling Salina’s roadways.  For information about specific traffic questions such as the child seat laws, check our FAQ page.


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