City of West Chicago
475 Main Street
P.O.Box 488
West Chicago, IL  60185

Contact: Gabrielle Wallace Jim Mazurek
  630-918-9210 630-293-2222
Date:  May 8 , 2005  

Click It or Ticket campaign aimed at reducing violations

WEST CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, APRIL 7, 2005 – The West Chicago Police Department will join other statewide law enforcement agencies in a crack down on unbelted motorists during the “Click it or Ticket” campaign that runs May 23, 2005 through June 5, 2005.  The extra enforcement is part of the police department’s ImaGE Traffic Grant that was awarded by the Illinois Department of Transportation. 

The officers will be looking for speeding, seat belt and child restraint violations in addition to any type of alcohol related violations such as DUI.

For further information, please contact the Traffic Unit officers or Deputy Chief Mazurek at 630-293-2222.

West Chicago is the fastest-growing city in DuPage County in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.  With a current population of more than 25,000, West Chicago is a diverse, family-oriented community with a rich cultural mix and a proud heritage. West Chicago is the first Illinois community established by the railroads and continues to be a convenient transportation hub served by three major rail lines, Illinois' third-busiest airport and three state highways.  West Chicago offers award-winning schools, a growing industrial park and convenient access to parks, shopping and restaurants. Additional information and current events can be found on the city's website at www.westchicago.org.

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