The Traffic Unit is responsible for Traffic Enforcement and the safety of pedestrian school children, the issuance of parking tickets to those illegally parked in handicapped parking and other locations, and the enforcement of DUI statutes in support of the patrolling function.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office 24 hour Traffic Complaint Hotline is now in service. If you want to report a problem with speeding or any other traffic related issue, call 723-5197 and leave a message with all the necessary information.

The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit monitors the hotline and will take appropriate action in response to the complaints.