Sheriff’s Police Conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoint in Leyden Township

Mar 12, 2024Press Release

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff’s Police will be conducting a roadside safety checkpoint in Leyden Township, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today.

The checkpoint will run from 7 p.m. Thursday through 1 a.m. Friday on Mannheim Road. Officers at the checkpoint will ensure drivers are complying with Illinois driver’s license and registration requirements and occupant safety as well as seat belt and child restraint laws. They will also be on the lookout for impaired driving.

The aim of these routine checkpoints is to emphasize roadway safety, increase seatbelt usage by motorists, promote the importance of safe travel, and help reduce the number of vehicle crashes in Cook County.
The checkpoint is funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.