WFPD 3rd Quarter FY 2014 TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Statistics

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The Wichita Falls Police Department has finalized the 3rd Quarter FY 2014 (April-June) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seat Belts – 186
Child Seat Belts/Safety Seats – 4
Stop Sign Tickets – 81
Red Light Tickets – 12
Other Intersection Tickets – 86
Speeding Tickets – 655
Non-Hazardous Tickets – 153
Total Arrests – 7
Hours Worked – 506.5
Miles Driven – 4116

The largest portion of traffic safety funding from TxDOT is used for the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) projects, which pay for overtime activities by local law enforcement to reduce the incidence of speeding, driving while intoxicated, failure to use occupant restraint systems, and intersection traffic control violations. Organizations eligible for STEP funds include the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS), sheriff’s offices, constable’s offices and community police departments.

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