KPD News & Announcements


Wednesday, May 9, 2018
National Police Week

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as National Police Week. This year, May 13th -May 19th 2018 is designated as National Police Week. On Monday May 14th at 8:00 a.m. in the Lihue Civic Center Rotunda, the Honorable Mayor Bernard Carvalho will issue a proclamation in recognition of National Police Week.

On Wednesday May 16th at 8:30 a.m., the Kauai County Council will also recognize National Police Week.

Both events are open to the general public.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Surviving An Active Shooter Event

The following link shows different options to take when dealing with an active shooter scenario.


Monday, August 25, 2014
Example of Nigerian Scam letter

The following is an example of a recent Nigerian scam letter.KPD strongly warns the public against responding to such notifications.


Monday, August 12, 2013
Universal Seat Belt Law

The attached is a copy of the amended Mandatory Use of Seat Belt Law HRS 291-11.6. This bill was passed on May 02, 2013. The driver shall be cited for each passenger not utilizing the provided seat belts. This will include the driver as well as the front seat passenger and rear passengers.


Monday, July 1, 2013
New Requirements for Security Guards

State of Hawaii Requirements for Security Guards 
Act 208


Thursday, September 20, 2012
Consumer Frauds and Scams | USA.gov

The attached link gives tips on how to protect yourself from consumer frauds and scams, as well as current scams to be aware of.


Monday, September 17, 2012
Surviving an Active Shooter Event

Video on Active Shooter survival. This video was produced by LA County Sheriff's Department.


Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation website

Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Home Page


Saturday, January 8, 2011
Dangers of Text Messaging and Driving

A video on The Dangers of Text Messaging and Driving


Monday, December 27, 2010
Australian Drunk Driving Video

This is a link to an Australian Drunk Driving Video. Warning, some of the images are graphic.

Contact Info

Kauai Police Department
3990 Kaana Street, Suite 200
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 241-1711

Crime stoppers (808) 246-8300


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Traffic Enforcement

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

TOTAL MOVING

 8,420

  7,482

  6,295

   5,741  

  1,208

SPEEDING

  2,343

   2,144

  1,312

    962 

   105

MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

   692

   542

   464  

    211

    43  

ALL OTHER MOVING

  5,385

   4,796

   4,519

    4,568  

   868  

OVUII

   172

    183

   147

    141

     30  

TRUCK EQUIPMENT

   129 

    112

    86

     100 

    17   

TOTAL SEAT BELT & CHILD RESTRAINT

   788

    635

    589

     405  

     90

SEAT BELT

   726

    589

    563

     375  

     82

CHILD RESTRAINT

   62

     46

     26 

       30

      8  

FATALITIES

    8

      7

       9

       14 

      1

* Statistical data as of 11/30/19