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1 Sep 2017
02 Sep 17 DUI 019th District


Chicago Police Department
Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi
Superintendent Chief Communications Officer
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of Communications
September 1, 2017 312-745-6110

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Town Hall
(19th) District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will commence at 7:00 p.m. on
Saturday, September 2nd, 2017 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 3rd, 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 Ogden (10th) District on August 25-26, 2017
resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 1
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 10
Seat Belt Violations 4
Insurance Violations 3
Driver’s License Violations 7
Traffic Violations (Other) 21
Total Citations 46
Other Arrests 2
Vehicles Towed 2
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