WFPD Releases 2017 4th Quarter TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats


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.

The Wichita Falls Police Department has finalized the 4th Quarter FY 2017 (July-September) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 53
Child Safety Seats – 0
Intersection Violations – 137
Speeding – 389
Other Violations – 96
Arrests – 4
Vehicles Impounded – 3
Hours Worked – 270.8
Miles Driven – 2507

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