Orland Park Police Department Releases Thanksgiving Enforcement Numbers (Orland Park, IL) — The Orland Park Police Department conducted a traffic safety campaign from Nov. 18-28 reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization was conducted by Orland Park Police Department and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities.
During the campaign, Orland Park Police Officers issued:
- 40 seat belt citations
- 56 speeding citations
- 19 Distracted Driving citations
- Arrested 5 drivers for driving with a suspended or revoked licenses
- Arrested 4 drivers for Driving Under the Influence
“Our officers patrol year-round to keep motorists buckled up and impaired drivers off the roads,” said Sergeant Bill Sanchez. “We do this to save lives and ensure all of us make it home safely at the end of the day.”
The Thanksgiving enforcement effort is made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.
About the Orland Park Police Department
One of the most visible Village departments, the Police work to keep the Orland Park community safe and oversee the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The Police Department is comprised of the following divisions: Administration, Patrol, Investigations and Administrative/Technical Services.
The Orland Park Police Department is the primary signal answering center for emergency calls for police, fire, and ambulance service for approximately 60,000 people in Orland Park and Orland Hills.
In addition to providing the community with professional, high quality, and effective police service, the department supports numerous community activities including, Special Olympics, National Night Out Against Crime, and Crime-free Housing Seminars.
Orland Park Police Department Releases Thanksgiving Enforcement Numbers