Police Department

Operation Lifesaver

Independence Police
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050.3013
Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt. John Passiglia
816.325.7292 office

News Release

For immediate release: April 17, 2014

Operation Lifesaver Enforcement
Conducted at Union Pacific Rail Crossings

As part of Operation Lifesaver, the Independence Police Traffic Safety Unit conducted a Hazardous Moving Violation enforcement operation today along with the Union Pacific Police Department to enforce railroad crossing signal violations at railroad crossings in Independence.

The project was staffed by 10 Independence Police Officers and 2 Union Pacific Special Agents. The project was operated from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM with the following arrests and citations:

46 Railroad Crossing Violations

3 Other moving violations

6 No Proof of Insurance

2 Vehicle License Violations

2 Seat Belt Violations

5 Tresspassing along railroad right of way