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DUI Strike Force – Rogers Park (24th) District
1 Dec 2016

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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
December 1, 2016 312-745-6110
DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL – Rogers Park (24th) DISTRICT
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Rogers
Park (24th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 6:00 p.m. on
Saturday, December 3, 2016 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2016.
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 Near North (18th) District on November 26-27,
2016, resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 0
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 35
Insurance Violations 11
Cell Phone Violations 7
Traffic Violations (Other) 16
Total Citations 69
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 1
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