Traffic Unit

The Traffic Enforcement Unit of the Kilgore Police Department (KPD) is dedicated to assisting the department with its stated mission of protecting life and property, preserving peace, community problem solving and preventing crime in the community.

Mission StatementOfficer standing in front of Traffic Patrol Unit

The main mission of the unit is the enforcement of state traffic laws through proactive measures. Additional duties include:

  • Investigating accidents
  • Reconstructing major accident scenes
  • Coordinating and assisting with community events such as parades and road construction projects
  • Providing funeral escorts within the city limits
  • Conducting studies of traffic issues
  • Compiling accident statistics
  • Augmenting the patrol division and providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies when requested

The unit also is assigned to help solve area traffic problems and concerns.

Online Resources