Illinois State Police (ISP) District 14 Commander Jon Dively announced Monday that the ISP will engage in two unique patrols in Fulton and Henderson counties during the month of March.
In Fulton County, ISP will conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrols. This allows the ISP to focus on preventing, detecting, and taking enforcement action in response to violations associated with imaired driving and illegal transportation or consumption of alcohol or drugs.
In Henderson County, ISP will conduct Nighttime Enforcement (NITE) patrols. Per the release, NITE patrols allow the ISP to focus on preventing, detecting, and taking enforcement action in response to impaired driving and occupant restraint violations, especially between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
In both counties, officers will strictly enforce violations. These violations include:
-Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
-Safety Belt and Child Restraint Use
-Distracted Driving; and,
-All Illinois Vehicle Code and Criminal Violations
Both projects are funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.