July 4 Skokie DUI Checkpoints Announced

4  Skokie DUI Checkpoints Announced

The Skokie Police Department announced its plans for July 4 DUI checkpoints holiday.

The DUI Checkpoint  is a part of a larger crackdown on alleged drunk drivers under the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over  and Click It or Ticket Programs.

Roadside DUI checkpoints will be conducted in conjunction with saturation patrols during the  late-night to early morning hours.

[vision_accordion_set] [vision_accordion title=”Skokie DUI Checkpoint 1: Saturday, June 29 – 30, 2013″ active=”no”] 11:15 p.m. – 3:15 a.m., 8200 Skokie Blvd, Skokie IL (Google Maps)[/vision_accordion] [vision_accordion title=”Skokie DUI Checkpoint 2: Thursday July 04– 05, 2013″ active=”no”] 11:15 p.m. – 3:15 a.m., 5005 Dempster St., Skokie IL (Google Maps)[/vision_accordion] [vision_accordion title=”Skokie DUI Checkpoint 3: Friday, July 05– 06, 2013″ active=”no”] 11:15 p.m. – 3:15 a.m., 8600 McCormick Blvd, Skokie IL (Google Maps)[/vision_accordion] [vision_accordion title=”Skokie DUI Checkpoint 4: Saturday, July 06– 07, 2013″ active=”no”] 11:15 p.m. – 3:15 a.m., 5200 Touhy Ave., Skokie IL (Google Maps)[/vision_accordion] [/vision_accordion_set]

Previously checkpoints were held over the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday, New Years, and Christmas.

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We’ve also covered the legality of roadblock’s and checkpoints to show court’s will look to see if there exists:

  1. The absence of unfettered discretion on the part of individual officer,
  2. The presence of procedural guidelines,
  3. A decision made by supervisory personnel to establish the roadblock,
  4. The selection of a site by supervisory personnel,
  5. The systematic stopping of cars,
  6. A sufficient showing of official authority,
  7. Advance publicity of the roadblock.

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