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Gaston County Police Chief's Association Completes Operation BOLO

The Gaston County Police Chief’s Association recently completed a two week long safety campaign designed to bring attention to safe driving in and around school zones.  The initiative, Operation BOLO “Be On the Look Out for our children” began August 19th and continued through August 30th, 2019.

Operation BOLO contained two separate phases.  The first phase was designed to educate motorist about traffic safety around Gaston County School Zones.  This phase took place August 19th-23rd.  The second phase focused on observation and enforcement in school zones.  This phase took place during the back to school week of August 26-30, 2019.  Agencies from across Gaston County conducted speed and traffic related violation enforcement in 52 marked school zones.  Below are the totals for the operation:

Traffic Enforcement:
Speeding Violations:                           149 
Restraint Violations:                           14 
No Operators License:                      8
Driving While License Revoked:       10
Registration Violations:                      34
Insurance Violations:                          4
Other Traffic Violations:                    79
Fugitives Arrested:                             3
Drug Violations:                                 4
Total:                                                 305


The Gaston County Police Chief’s Association would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Gaston County for their positive support of this operation.