The Wheeling Police Department Traffic Unit is comprised of motorcycle officers and officers that patrol on Police Mountain Bikes.

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 Commission.