Patrol releases results of January special enforcements

Submitted by Andrea Nolte

Throughout the month of January, the Kansas Highway Patrol worked numerous special enforcements related to traffic safety issues, including speeding, seat belts and DUI. These enforcements were in addition to the work Patrol personnel conduct on a regular basis on Kansas’ roads.

“The last few years, we have added an additional component to our enforcement efforts. Specifically, local troop commanders have been asked to identify known areas where aggressive enforcement efforts may prove beneficial,” said KHP Superintendent, Colonel Mark Bruce.

The special enforcement results are as follows:

January 2018 Calendar Year

DUI Arrests 3 3

DUI-Drugs 0 0

Warrant Arrests 4 4

Felony-drug 1 1

Speed Citations 163 163

Speed Warnings 140 140

Seatbelt Citations-Adult 25 25

Seatbelt Citations-Teen (14-17 yrs) 0 0

Child Restraint Citations (0-13 yrs) 2 2

Total Public Contacts 673 673


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