• Jul 8, 2020, 11:24 AM

Gurnee Police Conclude Special Independence Day Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL – Beginning June 15th and running through July 6th 2020, the Gurnee Police Department conducted additional occupant protection and impaired driver enforcement patrols.

Funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, these enforcement actions were conducted in order to remove drunk and drugged drivers from the roadways and enforce safety restraint laws.

These grant-funded deployments were in addition to officers conducting their regularly assigned patrol duties. The results of these enforcement operations are as follows:

Total number of extra hours worked: 23
Number of officers involved: 7
Number of special details conducted: 8
Number of safety restraint violations: 23
Number of child restraint violations: 2
Number of uninsured motorists: 2
Number of speed violations: 2
Number of stop sign violations: 1
Number of vehicles stopped: 27