WFPD Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Year End Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats


The Wichita Falls Police Department has finalized the Fiscal Year 2014 Year Ending TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seat Belts – 714
Child Seat Belts/Safety Seats – 24
Stop Sign Tickets – 290
Red Light Tickets – 74
Other Intersection Tickets – 401
Speeding Tickets – 2424
Non-Hazardous Tickets – 624
Total DWI Arrests – 2
Other Arrests – 17
Hours Worked – 1712.4
Miles Driven – 17188

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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