West Chicago Police Receive Grant for Highway Safety Project Program The West Chicago Police Department announced today they will be joining hundreds of other law enforcement and highway safety agencies across Illinois in the Highway Safety Project Program. The West Chicago Police has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation for the sum of $48,022.00 The traffic grant will allow the West Chicago Police Department to hire back sworn police officers to provide traffic enforcement for child restraint, seatbelt, speeding, and alcohol related violations
The Traffic Grant started October 1, 2009 and will conclude on September 30, 2010. During this time period there will be five different enforcement campaigns which are aimed to help educate the drivers who violate Illinois traffic laws. The goal of the program is to make the highways safer to use in Illinois and to persuade everyone to use their seatbelt.
Campaign #1 will begin on November 13, 2009 and run through November 29, 2009.
- Deputy Chief Lazaro Perez
- Sergeant Bill Hall (630)
- City of West Chicago Police Department
- 325 Spencer Street West Chicago, Illinois 60185