The Palatine Police Department made 15 arrests and issued nearly 96 tickets in about two and a half weeks.
Part of the , the Palatine Police Department increased patrols and saturated the streets to get drunken drivers off roadways and may sure all drivers and occupants use seat belts.
Through a traffic saftey grant, IDOT supplied funds to boost the number of uniformed Palatine Police officers on the roadways enforcing traffic laws from August 17 through Sept. 3.
The following is a summary of the results for the crackdown campaign:
Driving Under the Influence – 6 arrests (avg. BAC of .16)
Zero Tolerance (Driver under 21) – 3 cases (avg. BAC of .07)
Seatbelt Violations – 50 tickets
Suspended/Revoked/Unlicensed Drivers – 5 arrests
Speeding – 7 tickets
No Insurance – 7 tickets
All Other Moving/Equipment Violations – 32 tickets
Possession of Cannabis – 1 arrest