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