Chicago: DUI Strike Force Patrol In The Ogden (10TH) District

Chicago: DUI Strike Force Patrol In The Ogden (10TH) District
The Chicago Police Department will conduct a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Ogden (10th)District. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013. 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 Grand Crossing (25th) District on January 12-13, 2013 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 2
Unsafe Vehicle 35
Insurance Violations 29
Drivers License Violations 10
Seat Belt Violations 30
Traffic Violations (Other) 43_
Total Citations 149
Other Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 3

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