St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2022-
Date of original release: 04-26-22

Crackdown on Speeding

Release updated on 04-26-22 at 6:06 p.m.

Officers issued 212 citations and 32 warnings during our speeding operation today. We will continue to conduct these operations on a monthly basis throughout various parts of the city.

Release posted on 04-26-22 at 6:50 a.m.

Today, Tuesday, April 26, the St. Petersburg Police Dept. will be conducting a special traffic operation to crack down on speeding. Officers will be concentrating on the west side of the city, primarily the Tyrone area, starting at 7 a.m. and continuing throughout the day.

Sgt. Michael Schade will be available to speak to interested media about this special operation at 10 a.m., in the parking lot on the northwest corner of 38th Avenue North and 66th Street. This intersection has been the number one intersection in the city for crashes so far this year, with 7 in January, 17 in February, and 22 in March. (April hasn't been totaled yet.)

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer