The Hays Police Department initiated a new program called Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas (PTEA) on September 24, 2021. The PTEA program has three objectives:
The locations will be assigned monthly by the Patrol Lieutenants and Sergeants. The criteria for determining these locations will include factors such as:
While officers may enforce any observed violations, the targeted violations will include - Speed Enforcement, Traffic Sign/Signal Violations, Improper Turns & Lane Usage, and Right of Way Violations.