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DaveVictor - Quincy Park Board to interview executive director finalists - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Something tells me "might not necessarily be someone with a background in parks but it could be someone from within the community", means we've seen the next director sucking from the public teat before.
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Safe Haven laws are for people who respect life. They would make no difference in this case. The kind of person who would dump a newborn in to a dumpster sees no difference between an unwanted baby and a spoiled ham sandwich. Why would they go to all the trouble of delivering the baby to the authorities, when such a simple solution is at hand? You've got the pro-abortion, "it's just a mass…
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"the amount of work done and summits had on the subject of black-on-black crime" If you are not accomplishing anything then the amount of work done and summits held is WASTED time. It doesn't fit my narrative because it didn't accomplish anything.
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The future of Baby Safe Haven law awareness is in the /hands of young people who will go out and tell their peers on all platforms of the media that young people listen to, watch, and read. The regions who have young advocates and spokespeople are the most successful in spreading the word about the laws, hotlines and info web sites among the 13 to 30 year old demographic. We have just started the…
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"You don't get indicted on nothing." Tell that to Rick Perry or Tom Delay before him. Innocent people get indicted all the time...not that it applies in this situation or doesn't apply. We don't know the facts that were presented at the hearing and even if we knew what was presented, we don't have the benefit of those facts being challenged. The potential defendent and/or his…

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December enforcement details

1 year, 7 months ago by Paige Traeder

Illinois State Police District 20 announced that troopers responded to 1,018 requests for service and/or assistance from the public during the month of December

Illinois State Police District 20 Pittsfield, announced during the month of December that troopers responded to 1,018 requests for service and/or assistance from the public. These calls included assisting 104 motorists whose vehicles were disabled or in need of assistance on area highways.

In addition, Troopers handled 29 traffic crashes throughout the five counties of Adams, Brown, Pike, Schuyler and Scott. There was one fatal crash in December.

District 20 officers completed 49 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections on commercial motor vehicles resulting in 11 vehicles/drivers being placed out of service for safety related violations. 8 citations were issued for overweight violations.

Traffic enforcement activities resulted in 9 total alcohol related arrests which include 4 citations for driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs. In addition, 444 citations were issued for FATAL FOUR violations, (DUI, Speeding, Occupant Restraint, and Distracted Driving). Troopers also made 33 Criminal arrests in the month of December.

In December, District 20 personnel presented 30 Safety Education Programs to various schools, business and civic organizations. Audiences consisted of approximately 3000 participants with topics covering; Alcohol Awareness, Seatbelt/Child Restraint Safety, Computer Crimes/Internet Safety, School Bullying, Rules of the Road and various other public safety topics.

District 20 Troopers will be busy this month of January. In addition to normal patrols, District 20 will be conducting Seat Belt Enforcement Zone details, Speed Enforcement details and motorists may encounter Roadside Safety Checks – including motorcycle Roadside Safety Checks, as well as other alcohol enforcement details. The goals are simple, reduce fatalities and make Illinois roadways safer through education and increased enforcement. One driving fatality is one too many and Illinois State Police are committed to driving zero fatalities to a reality.


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