Latino State News
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 Friday, June 10, 2011 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011.
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 Austin 015th District on May 27-28, 2011 resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence: 2
Seat Belt Violations: 53
Insurance Violations: 25
Unsafe Vehicle Violations: 14
Drivers License Violations: 19
Traffic Violations (Other): 41
Total Citations: 154
Other Arrests (Warrants): 0
Vehicles Towed :5