DUI patrols will be active in the 12th Police District Saturday


Special attention will be given to drivers in the Chicago Police Department's 12th District Saturday, Jan. 18, starting at 7 p.m. and going until 3 a.m. on Sunday.

The District will be saturated with the roving DUI Saturation Patrol, checking for signs of impaired drivers.

Officers will be looking for speeding, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for speed detection will deploy to apprehend speeding violators. 

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed. That unit allows officers to expedite the process of charging a person with a DUI prior to transporting an alleged offender 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 12th District map is below.



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