MPD launches 'Traffic Enforcement Surge'

NOW: MPD launches ’Traffic Enforcement Surge’

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A new traffic enforcement effort was announced by the Milwaukee Police Department.

Chief Ed Flynn announced it live on the CBS 58 News at 4. It was a response to a large number of serious traffic accidents in the city this year.

The Chief says the new effort, which he referred to as a "surge", will go through the end of the year.

"What we're going to do is overlay an enhanced traffic enforcement effort with our anti-crime efforts....a large percentage of our hotspots for car accidents and reckless driving are located with our crime hotspots," said Chief Ed Flynn with the Milwaukee Police Department.

To watch the full press conference, see below. 

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