Date: March 1, 2000 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: Sterling Ivey, 863 534-6377 or 819-0221 pager
Strict School Zone Enforcement to Begin

Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies and local city police departments will be conducting strict traffic enforcement in school zones throughout the county in the coming weeks. The Sheriff's Office would like to remind motorist that school is still in session and many young children cross through busy intersections on their way to and from school. Motorist should be alert in areas where schools are located, slow down when entering a school zone and pay attention to the crossing guard in the crosswalks.

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Distribution: Undersheriff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media

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