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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Wednesday October 24th, 2012 :: 08:59 a.m. CDT

Advisory

ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECK IN THE CHICAGO LAWN (8TH) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District at 6450 S. Western Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, 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 Calumet (5th) District on 28-29 September 2012 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 6
Drivers’ License Violations 7
Other Citations 8
Total Citations 21
Non-Traffic Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 8

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

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

6450 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60636

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