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WarCry - Quincy Police Blotter for July 23, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Theft Austin Creeps reports his black Samsung cell phone taken from where he hid it outside the Adams County Courthouse on 7-16. Maybe the courthouse needs to install a bank of lockers like they have at Scotties: Go in with something you're not supposed to have, like your cell, and you can put in a quarter, lock it up, and grab it on your way out.
qfingers - Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There are two reasons for the # of taxing bodies in IL. I kinda' hate to call them "government" because so many of them make no laws at all which distinguishes "government" from "taxing body". #1 Biggest reason -- bonding authority -- the 1870 IL constitution limited local government's debt capacitty...so the response was simply to expand the # of taxing units. Funding problem solved....…
UrKidsWillPay - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The taxpayers need to do what's right too
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The top ten percent of filers pays 70% of the taxes, and only about 140 million bother to file. So that is 14 million people paying 70% of the taxes. So in figuring "ROI", what we are largely seeing is what states have the rich people, those 14 million. A LOT of them are in NY, IL, NJ, MA, CA, etc. But then looking at voting, those people are only say 7% of the vote. Chicago votes very strong…
WarCry - REBEL MEDIA: "Stay out!" - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm not defending the actions of the security guy, nor am I condoning OR condemning the kid with the camera. However, being a "veteran" of the fight over gun rights (on the side of gun rights), I've seen plenty of videos like this one showing police "repressing" or "abusing" the guy with the camera, based on the video posted by the guy with the camera. Remarkably all of those videos are,…

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December 2012 STEP Traffic Enforcement detail

1 year, 6 months ago by Paige Traeder

The Quincy Police Department participated in a STEP Traffic Enforcement detail as part of a grant provided through the Illinois Department of Transportation from December 17 through December 31, 2012

The Quincy Police Department participated in a STEP Traffic Enforcement detail as part of a grant provided through the Illinois Department of Transportation from December 17 through December 31, 2012. During this time, officers dedicated approximately 44 hours of patrol to this detail, working the daytime hours and evening/overnight hours, specifically targeting driving while impaired, seatbelt, and other moving violations.

Citations that were issued included 34 for no seatbelt, 3 for no valid driver's license, 2 for driving while suspended, 1 for driving without lights when required, 2 DUI's, 1 for improper lane usage, and 1 for no insurance.

The primary focus of this grant is to reduce alcohol related accidents and failure to wear seatbelt incidents. There were 20 warning tickets issued and one warrant arrest.

The United States Department of Transportation recently released updated 2009 fatality and injury data showing that highway deaths fell to 33,808 for 2009, the lowest number since 1950. The record-breaking decline in traffic fatalities occurred even while estimated vehicle miles traveled in 2009 increased by 0.2 percent over 2008 levels. In addition, 2009 saw the lowest fatality and injury rates ever recorded: 1.13 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled in 2009, compared to 1.26 deaths for 2008. Also, fatalities declined in all categories of vehicles including motorcycles, which saw fatalities fall by 850 from 2008, breaking an 11-year cycle of annual increases.

 


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