A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department:
The Crystal Lake Police Department Completes the Superbowl Weekend Crackdown to Save Lives
The Crystal Lake Police Department recently completed participation in the Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program conducted for the Superbowl Weekend.
Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this statewide effort from January 30th through February 1st to save lives by encouraging motorists to refrain from drinking and driving and to buckle up during late-night hours.
During this period, the Crystal Lake Police Department participated in one nighttime enforcement campaign and added nine additional patrol hours specifically dedicated for traffic enforcement to increase safety on our community’s roadways.
As a result of these additional patrols, the Crystal Lake Police Department:
Conducted traffic stops on an additional 13 motorists for traffic violations
Issued a total of 12 additional traffic citations which included:
- 10 citations for speeding
- 1 citation for unlawful use of an electronic communications device
- 1 citations for operation of an uninsured motor vehicle
The recent law enforcement crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety funds through IDOT’s Division of Traffic Safety and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.