District 8 Illinois State Trooper Dustin Pierce

Peoria Public Radio News
10:26 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Police increasing work zone patrols

Illinois State Police are expanding construction work zone patrols between Interstates 74 and 1-55.

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Peoria Public Radio News
9:00 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Details on holiday weekend policing

Illinois State and City of Peoria Police conduct a roadside safety check Wednesday on SW Jefferson Street.
Credit Tanya Koonce / WCBU

  State and local police are encouraging seat belt compliance and using the Memorial Day weekend for roadside safety checks. There will also be a lot of extra state police around this weekend because of Summer Camp. Illinois State Police District 8 Trooper Dustin Pierce says they will be focusing mostly on what’s called the fatal four: speeding, seat belt compliance and impaired and distracted driving. “We know that the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is one of the deadliest times on the roadway.

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