The Police plan to be out in force Memorial Day Weekend

From the Chicago Tribune:

Memorial Day weekend should be sunny and hot — with an increased chance of getting stopped by police.

Drivers should expect a larger-than-usual police presence during the Memorial Day weekend as local law enforcement agencies plan their annual crackdown.

Illinois State Police, the Chicago Police Department and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced the enforcement strategy Wednesday, saying they will have more patrols, increased , increased, increased , increased seatbelt enforcement and drunk driving checkpoints through the Chicago area. Many suburban police departments plan similar crackdowns…

Chicago Police Sgt. Scott Slavin said the department will have an increased focus at night, when there is more drunk driving and accidents. He did not have estimates for how many more officers will be on duty, but said it will be similar to previous Memorial Day weekends.