In addition to protecting life and property as police officers, the Traffic Unit’s duty is to:
Strategically and proactively enforce the traffic regulations of the City of New Smyrna Beach and the State of Florida
Make arrests for traffic violations
Investigate traffic crashes, traffic homicides and traffic complaints
Providing escorts for special events and dignitaries
The unit is comprised of four full-time officers. They cooperate with traffic engineering and other departments in developing ways to improve traffic conditions and traffic safety. This is done through strategic enforcement and traffic flow studies.