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Posted on: September 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] APD Increasing Traffic Enforcement

ABILENE, TX – This is a reminder that the Abilene Police Department has increased traffic enforcement beginning Monday, September 26. This enforcement is intended to help encourage safe driving habits . Enforcement officers will target specific areas of Abilene daily throughout the remainder of the year. This enforcement period is part of the Department’s campaign to help prevent traffic-related deaths on Abilene roadways.

 In the first nine months of 2022, Abilene has surpassed the total number of fatal traffic deaths on our roads for all of 2021. From January 1, through September of this year, Abilene Police have responded to 18 fatal crashes that have resulted in 23 fatalities. 

 Abilene Police want to remind all drivers to practice safe driving habits and slow down while on our roadways. 



 Rick Tomlin

Public Information Coordinator 

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