Killeen Police Conducts a Railroad Detail

Killeen, TX (September 22, 2021): Killeen Police Traffic Unit partners with BNSF Police Department to enforce and educate the public about safety around the railroad tracks.

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, both agencies conducted a train detail at SH 195 and the railroad tracks to bring awareness to the community about railroad crossing safety and to enforce the Texas Transportation Code laws near this intersection. Vehicles frequently stop on the tracks or too close to them when the red light at SH 195 and Veterans Memorial Blvd. is activated. Upon illumination of the crossing signal, vehicles are required by law to stop immediately at the designated point.

Between 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., the following violations occurred in the officer’s presence at this location.

• 40 citations were issued for Stopping, Standing, or Parking Prohibited in Certain Places.
• 1 citation was issued for Illegal Tint

A total of 41 citations were issued.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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