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Law Enforcement Agencies to Add Patrols for sTEP Enforcement Period

Posted: Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:57 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider, Jr

Pella Police patrol car

Police officers throughout the county and state will have extra patrols on the road through the end of the week.The latest special Traffic Enforcement Period, or sTEP, wave for the Labor Day holiday continues until Friday, September 5th. Officers will be looking to reduce the number of accidents during the time period with the increased number of drivers on the road. The Iowa State Patrol, Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Pella, and Knoxville Police Departments are all participating in the extra traffic enforcement.