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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Wednesday September 28th, 2011 :: 11:40 a.m. CDT

Advisory

DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL IN THE CENTRAL (1st) and NEAR NORTH (18th) DISTRICTS

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Central (1st) and Near North (18th) Districts. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2011 and end at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2011.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI) prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Strike Force Patrol.

The DUI Strike Force Patrol conducted in the Belmont (19th) and Town Hall (23rd) Districts on September 24-25, 2011 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 4
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 5
Seat Belt Violations 7
Drivers License Violations 5
Insurance Violations 9
Speeding 20
Traffic Violations (Other) 15
Total Citations 65
Other Arrests (Warrants) 0
Vehicles Towed 4

Address/Location
Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 312-744-4000

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