Police Department

National Railway Safety Week

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence MO 64050.3013
Traffic Safety Unit
Sgt. Jason Petersen
816.325.7292 office


National Railway Safety Week

For immediate release: September 27, 2017

As part of National Railway Safety week, 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 11 Independence Police Officers and one Union Pacific Special Agent. The project was operated from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with the following arrests and citations:

47 Railroad Crossing Violations
10 Other violations