The Taylorville Police Department will be increasing patrols during the Thanksgiving Holiday in an effort to keep people safe. In the United States in 2018, there were 385 deaths in 2018 around the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Police Department was approved for a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation and will be increasing patrols from November 20th to November 30th.
The traffic enforcement detail will be focused on occupant protection and you will see more officers during this time. The police will be looking for speeding violations, people not wearing seat belts, texting and driving, Scott’s Law violations, and are alerting the public to let them know they will be out during those times. For more information, contact the Taylorville Police Department.