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qfingers - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
I do believe the QPD cuts effect the citizens of Quincy less than the QFD cuts. I'm not aware of any recent increase in crime other than the unfortunate shooting of a young man that would not have been prevented if we doubled the number of officers on the street. As for QFD...I happen to live on the edge of the city and the nearest fire station is about 3 miles away. Nobody has ever demanded…
1950Brutus - New Book Questions Foreign Donations to the Clinton Foundation - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
OH NO -another vast right wing conspiracy against a normal down to earth citizen like you and me. Or will her defense be that this is another attack related to the war on women??
Righty1 - Quincy Mayor, Police & Fire Chiefs disagree over proposed budget cuts - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJour
The wasted Hydro dollars would have provided for four officers for the next 10 years based on current cost. But the Dems spent the money in the city and the Dems spent the money in Springfield. They kicked the can down the road so they could look good.to the voters. When it comes to safety Quincy needs more police than it does firemen. Our cops are on the street 24-7 handling all kinds of situations…
db1998 - QPD Blotter for April 21, 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
but she DID apologize? that is crazy!
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i sort of got a kick out of mellon(head)s comment regarding what his goals were!

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Illinois DUI Arrest Survey Released

9 months, 2 weeks ago by Scott Hardy

Rockford Leads in DUI Arrests for 7th Straight Year

The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) has released the results of its' 24th annual survey of Illinois police departments, and for the 7th straight year, the Rockford Police Department leads the state in DUI arrests with 556 in 2013. 

Naperville was a close second with 553, followed by Decatur (485), Springfield (410), Carol Stream (392), Elmhurst (300), Normal (279), Rock Island (274), Oak Lawn (262) and Aurora (256). 

The Quincy Police Department had 125 DUI arrests in 2013, while the Adams County Sheriff's Department had 44 arrests.

The biggest increase in arrests among departments was in the city of Champaign where DUI arrests jumped by 141% in 2013 compared to 2012.  Other municipalities with large increases from 2012 to 2013 are Chicago Heights (63.6%), Bloomington (55.7%), Loves Park (48.6%), Lombard (41.4%) and Gurnee (40.6%).

“Of all the people who died in Illinois motor vehicle crashes, thirty-five percent lost their lives in crashes involving a drunk driver, that is more than 350 deaths each year,” said Rita Kreslin, Executive Director of AAIM. “Departments that make more DUI arrests and who have effective DUI enforcement in their communities are saving lives by preventing impaired driving crashes and crash fatalities.”

The survey, conducted by AAIM and funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, covered nearly 700 departments across the state, with 84% of the departments responding. 


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