The Kilgore Police Department works for the protection of citizens and properties. It operates a patrol division that enforces laws and orders and responds to dispatch calls. The department s investigative division interviews witnesses, victims, suspects and informants. The Kilgore Police Department s investigative division is also engaged in fingerprint verification activities. It manages a traffic enforcement unit that coordinates with various community events, such as parades and road construction projects. The department additionally operates a records division that checks incoming offense reports. The Kilgore Police Department s communications division responds to several emergency and nonemergency requests. It is managed by the Kilgore Public Safety department, which is a part of the government of City of Kilgore in Texas.