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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Wednesday September 12th, 2012 :: 10:06 a.m. CDT



The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Monroe (012th) District at 2451 S. Ashland. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday,
September 14, 2012 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

During roadside safety checks, police officers slow down traffic, stop cars at regular intervals and watch for drivers who show signs of alcohol impairment and other violations as noted below.

“This program is conducted year round to ensure drivers are operating their vehicles safely,” said Superintendent, Garry F. McCarthy. “This is part of an ongoing strategy to keep the city
streets safe for Chicago’s residents and commuters.”

The Roadside Safety Check conducted in the Austin (015th) District on 7-8 September, 2012 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 9
Drivers’ License Violations 11
Insurance Violations 6
Other Citations 11
Total Citations 37

Non-Traffic Arrests 3 (2 Possession of Cannabis)
(1 Trespass to vehicle)
Vehicles Towed 10

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

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

2451 S Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL

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