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KPD News & Announcements


Friday, December 10, 2021
KPD promotes 3 officers at special ceremony Thursday

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) held a special ceremony Thursday to promote three officers at Kauaʿi Veterans Center in Līhu‘e.


Monday, December 6, 2021
KPD warns public to remain vigilant of scams over holidays

LĪHUʿE –  Due to a recent string of scam alerts, the Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) is reminding residents to be aware of potential scams, especially during the holiday season.


Thursday, December 2, 2021
KPD honors 95th Police Recruit Class graduates

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department held a small, outdoor ceremony on Thursday morning for its 95th Police Recruit Class graduates.


Monday, October 25, 2021
KPD collects 200 pounds of unused medication at Drug Take Back Day

LĪHU‘E – This weekend’s National Drug Take Back Day, hosted by the Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), resulted in a total of 15 boxes filled with unused, unwanted and expired medications, adding up to a combined weight of 200 pounds. The boxes will now be sent to Oʿahu for proper disposal.


Friday, July 16, 2021
KPD promotes 8 officers at special ceremony Friday

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) held a special ceremony Friday to promote eight officers at its headquarters in Līhu‘e.


Thursday, June 24, 2021
KPD honors 94th Police Recruit Class graduates

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department held a small outdoor ceremony on Thursday for its 94th Police Recruit Class graduates.


Tuesday, April 27, 2021
KPD collects 165 pounds of unused medication at annual Drug Take Back Day

LĪHU‘E – This weekend’s National Drug Take Back Day initiative, hosted by the Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), resulted in a total of 16 boxes filled with unused, unwanted and expired medications, adding up to a combined weight of 165 pounds. The boxes will now be sent to Oʿahu for proper disposal.


Friday, February 5, 2021
Kaua‘i police seek public’s help with information pertaining to Paul Christie’s murder

MOLOAʿA – Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the murder of Paul Christie and the Kauaʽi Police Department is asking for the public’s help with any information regarding an ongoing investigation.


Wednesday, December 16, 2020
KPD honors 93rd Police Recruit Class graduates

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department held a small, socially distanced ceremony on Tuesday for its 93rd Police Recruit Class graduates.


Monday, November 23, 2020
KPD receives law enforcement reaccreditation award from CALEA®

LĪHU‘E – The Kauaʿi Police Department (KPD) received a law enforcement reaccreditation award that is considered the “Gold Standard in Public Safety” from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®) on November 13. This prestigious international award recognizes professional excellence in law enforcement and is only granted to police departments that choose to undergo an accreditation process in which all criteria for management, safety, and service and delivery must be demonstrated.


Tuesday, November 17, 2020
KPD Dispatch’s Communications Center undergoes complete renovation

LĪHU‘E – Kauaʽi Police Department dispatchers will move into a newly renovated Communications Center at the Līhuʿe Headquarters on Wednesday. For the past three months, as renovations and upgrades were underway, dispatchers worked from a temporary location while continuing to service all calls uninterrupted through 911 and the non-emergency line.


Monday, November 9, 2020
KPD celebrates Forensic Nurses Week 2020

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police held a special ceremony on Monday in celebration of Forensic Nurses Week, which occurs Nov. 9-13, 2020. The Kaua‘i Police Department’s five forensic nurses–Jennifer Antony, Stephanie Huhn, Marlo Alaipalelei, Charlene Ono and Ceisha Judd–were honored with certificates and their work was paid tribute to by a number of people, including Chief of Police Todd G. Raybuck, Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami and Council Chair Arryl Kaneshiro.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020
KPD celebrates Forensic Science Week by honoring criminologists

LĪHU‘E – Kaua‘i police recognized Forensic Science Week by holding a small ceremony on Wednesday for the Kauaʽi Police Department’s criminologists who are instrumental in solving the island’s crimes.


Friday, September 11, 2020
Kaua‘i police recognize National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

LĪHU‘E – The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) recognizes September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and reminds the community that help is always just a phone call away.


Thursday, July 23, 2020
KPD’s Sexual Assault Response Team helps expand resources for victims

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) partnered with Hawai‘i’s Office of the Attorney General to make it easier for victims across all Islands to receive help.


Wednesday, July 22, 2020
KPD Records Section Window reopens additional services

LĪHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Police Department (KPD) Records Section Window, which continues to serve the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, has reopened some additional services.

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“The Kaua‘i Police Department envisions a community that is free from the fear of crime; where our citizens and visitors trust, believe and have confidence that our employees shall provide the highest level of professional services.”

Kaua'i Police Department
3990 Ka‘ana Street, Suite 200
Līhu‘e, HI 96766
(808) 241-1711

  To request records: kpdrecords@kauai.gov.

 

Crime Stoppers

Hawai‘i Sexual Assault Response Team   

 

Traffic Enforcement

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT 2017 2018  2019  2020 2021

TOTAL MOVING

7,410  

6,235 

5,946  

5,459  

8,000 

SPEEDING

2,144

1,312

1,034  

1,588  

2,893        

MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

542

464  

217  

163  

585

ALL OTHER MOVING

4,724

4,459 

4,695  

3,147  

4,503 

OVUII

183

147  

141  

114  

99

TRUCK EQUIPMENT

113 

86  

109  

77  

76  

TOTAL SEAT BELT & CHILD RESTRAINT

635

589  

417  

391

569

SEAT BELT

589

563  

385  

367  

541

CHILD RESTRAINT

46  

26  

32  

24  

28  

FATALITIES

7

9  

15  

7  

2  

* Statistical data as of 11/30/21