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15 Dec 2021

NEWS RELEASE
Chicago Police Department
David O. Brown
Superintendent
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of Communications
December 15, 2021 312-745-6110
DUI SATURATION PATROL – Lincoln (20th) District
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Lincoln (20th)
District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will take place Friday, December 17, 2021 from 7
p.m. to Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 3 a.m.
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 in the Central (1st) District on December 10-11, 2021 resulted in the
following:
Driving Under the Influence 0
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 10
Open liquor 0
Insurance Violations 11
Seat Belt Violations 0
Child Seat Violations 0
Suspended/ Revoked 2
No Driver’s License 1
Driver’s License Violations 2
Speed Violations 0
Distracted Driving Cellphone 3
Traffic Violations (Other) 8
Total Citations 37
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 0
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15 Dec 2021

NEWS RELEASE
Chicago Police Department
David O. Brown
Superintendent
312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999
For Immediate Release Contact: Office of Communications
November 18, 2021 312-745-6110
DUI SATURATION PATROL – Chicago Lawn (8th) District
The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol in the Chicago Lawn
(8th) District this weekend. The DUI Saturation Patrol will take place Saturday, December 18, 2021
from 7 p.m. to Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 3 a.m.
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 in the Near North (18th) District on December 11-12, 2021 resulted in the
following:
Driving Under the Influence 0
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 2
Open liquor 0
Insurance Violations 4
Seat Belt Violations 0
Child Seat Violations 0
Suspended/ Revoked 0
No Driver’s License 0
Driver’s License Violations 2
Speed Violations 0
Distracted Driving Cellphone 0
Traffic Violations (Other) 3
Total Citations 11
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 0
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