For Immediate Release
ISP District 12 Announces November Enforcement Activity
Effingham, IL – Illinois State Police District 12 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, today announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of November. Troopers in District 12, which includes Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion, and Richland Counties, answered 228 calls for service and initiated 1,953 incidents in the field.
In addition, enforcement figures totaled 1,063 citations and 1,013 written warnings, including 622 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 148 seat belt citations, 6 child restraint citations, 323 written warnings for speeding, and 32 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 267 motorists, conducted 293 Motor
Carrier Inspections, and investigated 131 traffic crashes. There was 1 fatal traffic crash investigated by District 12 in November.
During the month, 803 citations and 426 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seat Belt, and Distracted Driving.
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