Here's the word from law enforcement . . .
Traffic Fatalities are on the rise this year, more than double same time last year.
A glimpse at the local solution . . .
The announcement is notable given that COVID and department policy has moved away from driver stops.
Moreover . . .
More police contact with plebs on the road doesn't always go as planed AND more tickets for broke-ass locals might not meet with gracious acceptance and submission.
On the other hand . . .
Now that more people are going back to work . . . SLOWING DOWN isn't bad advice.
More deets . . .
To combat the high number of fatality crashes in 2022 (31 so far compared to 17 a year ago), KCPD’s Traffic Division has analyzed the last three years of deadly crashes. Additionally, data analysts have examined high fatality locations over the last 10 years.
Starting at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, various KCPD units will patrol specifically looking for speeders and impaired drivers. The traffic safety operation will last until 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 17. Enforcement locations will focus on areas with a high number of fatal crashes spanning the last 10 years.
KCPD’s DUI Unit and members from Enforcement and Investigations will participate. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office will also assist.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department announced in a press conference Friday it will perform a large-scale Traffic Safety Operation from Saturday through Sunday to combat the high number of fatality crashes. Beginning 4 p.m. Saturday, KCPD will begin patrolling, looking specifically for "speeders and impaired drivers," according to KCPD.
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