CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE
DUI STRIKE FORCE PATROL – ALONG DAN RYAN EXPRESSWAY
The 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,
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.