Students Get a Hands-on Lesson about Traffic Safety

unnamed-1Officers from the Jersey City Police Department visited campus for a group discussion about traffic safety on Thursday, October 6. Criminal Justice Adjunct Professor Thomas Lucas, Criminal Justice Lecturer Kevin Callahan, J.D. and Associate Professor Raymond Rainville, Ph.D., scheduled the meeting. The officers were P.O. Travis Ragland, P.O. Joseph Sandwith and Det. Michael Manzo.

Students first saw a PowerPoint presentation about the use of radar detection for traffic safety. They also learned about the procedure necessary to become a certified radar operator for speed detection.

Next, all students went to Kennedy Boulevard to have a “hands-on” experience using a hand held radar unit. Students saw how the presence of an officer monitoring the roadway slowed down the movement of traffic.