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Illinois State Police District 09 Commander, Scott Compton, announced Friday activity and enforcement figures for the month of September. Troopers in District 09, which includes 7 Counties, answered 310 calls for service and initiated 1730 incidents in the field during the month.

In addition, enforcement figures totaled 909 citations and 675 written warnings, including 483 speeding citations, 20 DUIs, 98 seatbelt citations, 12 child restraint citations, 205 written warnings for speeding, and 28 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 283 motorists, conducted 323 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 95 traffic crashes. There were 2 fatal traffic crashes resulting in 2 fatalities investigated by District 09 during September.

During the month, 645 citations were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.

 
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