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Chicago Police Department - Headquarters
Thursday November 29th, 2012 :: 09:29 a.m. CST



The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Deering (9th) District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2012 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2012.

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 Austin (15th) District on November 24-25, 2012 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 3
Unsafe Vehicle 14
Insurance Violations 13
Drivers License Violations 7
Safety Belt Violations 31
Traffic Violations (Other) 28
Total Citations 96
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 3

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

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

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