Roadblocks, or checkpoints, first appeared in significant numbers in the 1970s. In most cases, groups of officers pulled over every vehicle that passed, ostensibly to verify drivers’ licenses or for some similar purpose. In reality, these... Continue reading →
Addison officials have yet to release any statistics from a March 2016 DUI checkpoint, but if it is typical of other such operations in Chicagoland, the statistics may not be worth posting.
Officers were stationed at the checkpoint near the... Continue reading →