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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

Arkansas City police conduct successful Labor Day enforcement

Officers worked 60 hours of reimbursed overtime, issued 135 total citations

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 14, 2020) The Arkansas City Police Department has released results from its recent “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” traffic enforcement campaign.

Arkansas City Police Department badge“While most people were able to enjoy a safe Labor Day holiday, our officers were working hard to increase traffic safety in our community,” said Police Chief Dan Ward. “During our recent Labor Day traffic enforcement effort, our officers worked an extra 60 hours and issued a total of 135 citations.”

The offenses cited by Arkansas City police included 32 speeding violations, one youth seat belt citation, 28 adult seat belt citations and 74 other violations of various types.

Overtime for this enforcement effort was reimbursed by the Kansas Department of Transportation.