Skip to content
Area North
9 Feb

NEWS RELEASE

Chicago Police Department

Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi

Superintendent Director

312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999

For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs

February 9, 2017 312-745-6110

DUI SATURATION PATROL – ALBANY PARK (17th) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Albany Park

(17th) District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence at 6:00 p.m. on

Saturday, February 11, 2017 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017.

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 Saturation

Patrol.

The DUI Saturation Patrol conducted in the Near West (12th) District on February 4-5, 2017

resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 2

Unsafe Vehicle Violations 28

Insurance Violations 9

Driver’s License Violations 6

Safety Belt Violations 5

Traffic Violations (Other) 15

Total Citations 65

Other Arrests 0

Vehicles Towed 5

# # #

Chicago Police Department
5 Feb

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several residential burglaries that have occurred in the month of January 2017. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) gain entry by forcibly kicking or prying open the front, rear or side doors. Offender(s) then take jewelry, cash and computer equipment.

Click here for more information on this Community Alert