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Illinois State Police District 19 Announces November Activity and Enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of November. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,308 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 644 citations and 778 written warnings, including 397 speeding citations, 4 DUIs, 81 occupant restraint citations, 7 criminal citations, and 290 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 37 motorists, conducted 195 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 60 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during November.

Moreover, 496 citations and 333 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include DUI, Speeding, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.