DUI Saturation Patrol will be roving in 14th District

Date: 
01/13/2017
PoliceStop
A DUI Saturation Patrol of the Chicago Police Department will be in the near west side in the 14th District this weekend starting Friday. 
 
The Patrol will begin at Friday at 7 p.m. and end at 3 a.m. Saturday. 

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with Roving police officers will saturate a pre-designated area, continually monitoring vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. 

Patrols also place emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. In addition, police vehicles equipped for speed detection will be deployed to apprehend speeding violators. 

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 the suspect to 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.

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