Police Safety Checkpoints Coming this August

Special Police Enforcements Planned for August 20 -September 6

As part of a Holiday Mobilization Grant awarded to the Arlington Heights Police Department, special enforcement activities will conducted between August 20 and September 6, 2010 including Roadside Safety Checkpoints and several DUI Saturation Patrols.

As the Labor Day Holiday approaches, Roadside Safety Checkpoints will be conducted on Friday, August 20 along West Dundee Road, and on Saturday, August 28 along South Arlington Heights Road. The checkpoints will begin shortly after 10 p.m. and continue through 3 a.m.

During the Roadside Safety Checkpoints, officers will slow traffic, stopping cars at predetermined intervals. In addition, several DUI Saturation Patrols will be conducted during the enforcement period. The awarded grant funds the additional officers and patrol cars that will seek impaired drivers.