Police Department

Operation Life Saver

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: September 24, 2014



Operation Life Saver Enforcement

Conducted at Union Pacific Rail Crossings


As part of Operation Life Saver, 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 9 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:


19       Railroad Crossing Violations

  2       Other moving violations

  2       No Proof of Insurance

  4       Vehicle License Violations  

  5       Seat Belt Violations                                          

  3       No Operators License