Chicago: Roadside check in the Harrison 011th District

Chicago: Roadside check in the Harrison 011th District

The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Harrison (011th) District at 4525 West Madison. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2013.

During roadside safety checks, police officers slow down traffic, stop cars at regular intervals
and watch for drivers who show signs of alcohol impairment and other violations as noted
“This program is conducted year round to ensure drivers are operating their vehicles safely,” said Superintendent, Garry F. McCarthy. “This is part of an ongoing strategy to keep the city streets safe for Chicago’s residents and commuters.” The Roadside Safety Check conducted in the South Chicago (004th) District on January 25-26,
2013 resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 7
Drivers License Violations 6
Unsafe Vehicle Violations 18
Other Citations 16_
Total Citations 47
Non-Traffic Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 8

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