CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE

DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL – ALONG DAN RYAN EXPRESSWAY

CPDDUIpic2The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol along the Dan

Ryan Expressway (3100 South to 6300 South). The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence

at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2016 and end at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 20,

2016.

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.

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