Beginning 7 a.m. on Wednesday, The Wichita Police Department will be participating in Operation Impact. Operation Impact is a multi-agency initiative to enforce traffic safety on Broadway throughout Sedgwick County. Law enforcement agencies participating in this project are: Wichita Police Department, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department, Haysville Police Department, Park City Police Department, Valley Center Police Department, and the Kansas State Highway Patrol.
Operation Impact will be run from 7:00 am April 20th to 7:00 am April 21st.
Sgt. Kelly O’Brien with the Wichita Police Department said, “The goal of this project is to work in partnership with other agencies and stakeholders to address traffic safety along Broadway from county line to county line.” Sgt. O’Brien stated that education, awareness and enforcement are the priorities for this operation.
In March of this year Operation Impact along Kellogg/US 54 focused on speeding drivers. That operation yielded 363 citations for 398 total driving violations.