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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Thursday December 1st, 2011 :: 11:22 a.m. CST

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DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL IN THE OGDEN (010TH) DISTRICT

For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs
December 1, 2011 312-745-6110

DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL IN THE OGDEN (010TH) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden (010th) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2011 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 4, 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 Grand Central (025th) District on November 26-27, 2011 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 5
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 17
Seat Belt Violations 15
Insurance Violations 18
Driver’s License Violations 14
Traffic Violations (Other) 49
Total Citations 118
Other Arrests (Warrants) 0
Vehicles Towed 5
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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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