The Wheeling Police Department Traffic Unit is comprised of
motorcycle officers and officers that patrol on Police Mountain
The primary function of all officers is to protect and serve the
community; however, specific duties of the traffic Unit include
directed traffic patrol speed enforcement using laser and Doppler
radar, parking enforcement, traffic accidents, funeral escorts and
abandoned vehicle abatement.
The Traffic Unit coordinates many events which are held each year in
Wheeling. Responsibilities include The Ogden 20K classic, Debbie
Green Memorial, and Wheeling Christmas Parade. In addition, the
Traffic Unit provides security for all functions at The Heritage
Port and trails, which includes the amphitheater and over 12 miles
of paved track.
The Traffic Unit Commander oversees parking enforcement along with
traffic and ticket complaints.
Additional responsibilities include coordination of the school
crossing guards, and advisory membership on the Wheeling Traffic