Illinois State Police District 05 Commander, Captain David Schneider, announced, activity and enforcement figures for the year of 2018. Troopers in District 05, which includes Grundy, Kendall and Will Counties, answered 9027 calls for service and initiated 22794 incidents in the field during the year.
In addition, enforcement figures totaled 17349 citations and 10724 written warnings, including 7902 speeding citations, 488 DUIs, 1410 seatbelt citations, 124 child restraint citations, 1812 written warnings for speeding and 502 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 4635 motorists, conducted 3169 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 3559 traffic crashes.
There were 38 fatal traffic crashes, resulting in 38 fatalities,investigated by District 05 during the year of 2018. In an effort to reduce fatalities, the Illinois State Police uses enforcement activities and educational programs to fight these major contributing factors.