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Lazy Splash Ranch

Lazy Splash Ranch

Celebrating the Love of Betty & Sonny Spradlin


The Kilgore Splash Park was funded by the challenge grant of Mayor Ronnie Spradlin and matched by the generous donations of local residents and businesses. It officially opened as the Lazy Splash Ranch on April 28, 2018.



Kilgore City Park

Fatal Traffic Crash

April 4, 2018

Initial investigation revealed a 2016 Ford Van failed to yield the right of way due to a stop sign and entered the intersection. A 2005 Nissan traveling south struck the Ford Van. The Ford Van was driven by Donald Jacobs, 49 years of age, of Las Vegas, NV.

Whataburger Sports Complex

Whataburger Sports Complex in Kilgore, TX

The home of the Kilgore Boys Baseball Association (KBBA)



Fatal Traffic Crash

March 19, 2018

Initial investigation revealed a 2009 Nissan Sentra, which was traveling southbound, crossed over into the oncoming traffic lane and struck a 1999 Saturn.

KPD Announces Start of Citizen Police Academy 2018

January 30, 2018

The Academy includes classes on patrol procedures, criminal law, narcotics, search and seizure, tactical operations, investigations, crime scene processing and an inside look at the overall operation of the Kilgore Police Department. The classes will not only consist of classroom presentations but hands-on activities such as investigating a crime scene using modern forensic techniques, police firearms demo, firearms simulator, driving range and a Taser demo. Students also have the “option” to ride with a patrol officer and witness the street-activity our officers encounter on a day-to-day basis.

KPD Investigates New Years Eve Murder

January 2, 2018

Upon arrival police found Tracy Lynn Reedy, 50 years of age, of Kilgore, lying on the sidewalk deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. The unidentified suspect fled the scene before arrival of police.

Update – Shooter Identified

October 23, 2017

Sasser was visiting a Kilgore College student when the disturbance occurred. Sasser is a known criminal gang member. Photographs of Sasser are attached to this release.

Kilgore Police Respond to Shooting

October 19, 2017

Police recovered numerous shell casings from the scene. Both victims were transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas with non-life threatening injuries. Names of involved parties are not being release at this time. The Criminal Investigation Unit is still in the early stages of the investigation. When further information is developed it will be released.