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KPD Announces Start of Citizen Police Academy 2018

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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.

Northwest Pressure Plane Improvements

PROJECT

Northwest Pressure Plane Improvements

ENGINEER

Schaumburg & Polk, Inc.

CONTRACTOR

Duplichain Contractors (Alto, TX)

CONSTRUCTION COST

Original Engineering Estimate: $800,000

Original Contract Price:  $734,710.00

FUNDING SOURCE

2017 Bond Issue

KPD Promotes A Safe School Start!

Date: 
August 15, 2017

While all drivers have a responsibility of adjusting their driving habits during school hours, parents of school children have a responsibility as well in keeping kids safe.

KPD Host Child Safety Seat Check-Up Thursday

Date: 
May 23, 2017

DOES YOUR SAFETY SEAT:
 Move when you stop or turn a corner?
 Seem too small or large for your child?
 Allow your child to get out?