Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced today the expansion of CPD’s new predictive policing strategy to more parts of the south and west sides – making district intelligence the driver of Chicago’s crime fight by using new technology and tools to help police get ahead of crime and prevent violence from happening in the first place.
Chicago Police Department
Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi
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For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs
January 26, 2017 312-745-6110
DUI SATURATION PATROL – AUSTIN (15th) DISTRICT
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Austin (15th)
District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday,
January 28, 2017 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 29, 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
The DUI Saturation Patrol conducted along Lake Shore Drive on January 21-22, 2017,
resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 1
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 13
Speed Violations 10
Driver’s License Violations 5
Insurance Violations 7
Traffic Violations (Other) 18
Total Citations 54
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 4
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This alert gives notice to several Armed Robberies that have occurred within the boundaries of the 15th District (Austin). In these robberies, the offenders approach the victims while they are in or about to enter their vehicles, display handguns and announce a robbery. For More Information Click Here
This alert gives notice to several Burglaries to Cell Phone Stores located within the
boundaries of the 015th & 025th Districts. In these burglaries, the offender(s)
smashed the glass front door or window to gain entry and then removed property
from the business.
Bureau of Detectives – Area North
015th District (Austin)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice of two Armed Robberies that occurred within the boundaries
of the 015th District (Austin). There have been two Armed Robberies in which the
victims agreed to meet an unknown female subject via a social media website. Once
the victims arrived at the agreed upon location they were robbed at gunpoint by two
Incident times and locations:
• 900 block of N. Parkside on November 28, 2016 at 9:30am.
• 900 block of N. Parkside on December 3, 2016 at 5:00am.
About the Offender:
There are two offenders, both are described as male blacks, unknown age,
approximately 5’8″ to 5’10” tall; one offender had a dreadlocks hairstyle.
What you can do:
• Be aware of this crime and alert your neighbors.
• Pay special attention to any suspicious people loitering in the area.
• Do not arrange to meet with strangers through social media websites.
• Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of the offender(s)
including any vehicle description and license plate information.
If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area North
December 6, 2016
Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
Fax (312) 745-6999