Fort Riley, Kansas

 

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Using a cell phone (voice or text messaging) while operating a motor vehicle or Government vehicle on Fort Riley is prohibited, unless using a hands-free device, in accordance with AR 190-5 (Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision) and the Commanding General's Policy Letter 01-05.

Our Mission:

Provides continuous holistic emergency services to the Fort Riley, Kansas military community in order to ensure the installation is safe and secure.

Our Vision:

We are an integrated team that provides professional and selfless service to the Soldiers, Families, and Civilians of Fort Riley.

An organization which communicates and collaborates effectively both internally and externally to protect lives and property ensuring Fort Riley remains an installation of excellence.

Our Values:

 • Remaining sensitive to human needs and treating each person with respect, compassion and dignity.

• The sanctity and protection of human life and adherence to constitutional principles as our highest priorities.

• The high level of professional and personal excellence demonstrated by our employees.

• Solving public safety problems and concerns in collaboration with the community.

• Approaching each situation as unique and responding creatively with empathy and the prudent use of discretion.

• Promoting mutual trust between the Directorate and the citizens and organizations of Fort Riley.

• Enhancing the safety and sense of security for residents, employees, and visitors alike.

• Fostering a quality work environment that encourages open communications and affords trust, respect and support for each DES employee.

• Each of our employee's contributions to the effectiveness of our organization and their involvement in decision making.

The Garrison Commander has approved an amendment to the Fort Riley Regulation 190-5 (Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision and Installation Traffic Control) which will suspend the installation driving privileges of repeat offenders.

This amendment will become effective 01 Jan 09.

Details of the amendment are below.

A. Nonmoving Violation. On the recommendation of the Director of Emergency Service (DES), the Garrison Commander may suspend installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to 60 days of an individual who receives three (3) nonmoving violations within a cumulative six month period. Nonmoving violations may include, but are not limited to, illegal parking.

B. Moving Violations. On the recommendation of the DES, the Garrison Commander may suspend installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to six months of an individual who receives three (3) moving violations within a cumulative six month period. Factors to be considered by the Garrison Commander include, but are not limited to, the seriousness of the violations, whether the violations reflect a pattern of disregard for traffic regulations, and the potential risk those violations posed to the safety, welfare and efficient traffic management of the installation. Moving violations include all those listed in the Kansas Administrative Regulation 92-52-9 and FR 190-5. Also included are cell phone use while driving, no insurance, failure to wear PPE (motorcycle) and failure to wear seatbelts.

C. Based upon severity and threat to the safety of the installation and/or the gross negligence of the driver, the Garrison Commander may suspend the installation driving privileges (for POVs and GOVs) for up to six months of an individual who receives just one (1) citation.

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