The Illinois State Police District 12 has recently released the law enforcement activity figures from the month of April. The troopers for District 12 were called 209 times for service and had initiated 1,590 incidents while in the field.
Law enforcement figures show that 792 citations and 885 written warnings were issued during the month of April. Of these, 344 citations were for speeding, as well as 13 DUIs, 83 seat belt citations, and 4 child restraint violations. 244 written warnings were for speeding and 44 criminal arrests were made. The troopers also conducted 307 motor carrier inspections and had investigated 77 crashes. They also investigated three fatal vehicular accidents.
During the month of April, 263 of the citations and 345 of the written warnings were violations of the “Fatal Four”. The “Fatal Four” is the four most common causes of fatal vehicular accidents. These are speeding, driving while under the influence, failing to wear a seat belt, and distracted driving.
The Illinois State Police District 12 covers the counties of Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, and Richland.