Chicago Police Department
Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs
December 1, 2016 312-745-6110
ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECK – CALUMET (5th) DISTRICT
The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Calumet (5th) District
at 11800 S. Halsted. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday,
December 2, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016.
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. 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 Shakespeare (14th) District at North Avenue and
Albany Avenue, on October 14-15, 2016 resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 2
Driver’s License Violations 15
Insurance Violations 4
Traffic Violations (Other) 9
Total Citations 30
Vehicles Towed 7
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