Sheriff’s Office Conducting DUI, Seatbelt Enforcement Super Bowl Weekend

Feb 3, 2017Press Release

Cook County Sheriff’s Police are scheduled to conduct enhanced patrols this weekend, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.

Sheriff’s Police are conducting countywide DUI enforcement patrols today, Saturday and Sunday nights. They will also be on the lookout for those violating seatbelt laws, today, Saturday and Monday.

During the last seatbelt enforcement period – Dec. 16, 2016 to Jan. 2, 2017 — Sheriff’s Police issued 77 citations for seat belt violations, 34 for speeding and found six individuals driving on a suspended or revoked license.

The enhanced patrols are funded through grants from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Sheriff Dart reminds the public to drive responsibly. Designate a driver.