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CPD RELEASE – Roadside Safety Check January 27-28, 2017
26 Jan 2017

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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
January 26, 2017 312-745-6110
ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECK – HARRISON (11th) DISTRICT
The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Harrison (11th)
District at 4525 W. Madison. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 7:00 p.m. on Friday,
January 27, 2017 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017.
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 Calumet (5th) District at 11800 S. Halsted, on
December 2-3, 2016 resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 2
Driver’s License Violations 16
Insurance Violations 16
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 5
Safety Belt Violations 4
Traffic Violations (Other) 7
Total Citations 48
Vehicles Towed 8
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