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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- During October, the 21st Security Forces Squadron, along with facility parking wardens, issued 63 traffic citations. Citations included speeding, cell phone and registration offenses. Drivers were suspended for various offenses including unlawfully using a cell phone while driving.

Tip of the Month (Traffic) - Credentials to Drive. Air Force and 21st Space Wing instructions require individuals to have the following credentials immediately available upon demand: valid driver's license; certificate of state registration; proof of meeting the minimum requirements for automobile insurance laws; and evidence of satisfactory completion of emission, safety, mechanical, or other required tests or evaluations.

Calls for service - Security forces responded to 204 calls for service during September, including:
- 61 human error alarm activations
- 25 medical responses
- 11 motor vehicle accidents
- 1 incident of shoplifting
- 3 incidents of larceny of private and government property at the fitness center

Tip of the Month - Implied Consent. Persons who drive on Peterson Air Force Base are deemed to have given their consent to evidential tests for alcohol or other drug content of their blood, breath, or urine when lawfully stopped, apprehended, or cited for any offense allegedly committed while driving or in physical control of a motor vehicle on military installations to determine the influence of intoxicants.

Off Base Incidents - Security forces received notification of off base arrests and incidents involving military members or government property. These included an incident of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Security forces also conducted about 412 community policing patrols such as walk throughs of high-traffic areas including the dormitories and fitness center.

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