March 19, 2018 – The Decatur Police Department announced it made 1 DUI arrest and issued 8 seat belt citations during the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement period.
“Because of the efforts by our community leaders to spread the word about alcohol and drug impaired driving, the streets were safer during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday,” said Sgt. Steve Hagemeyer. “We strongly enforce traffic laws for one reason – to save lives.”
The Decatur Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners in the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement campaign.
The law enforcement campaign was funded by federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation as part of the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns