Naperville police arrested extra individuals for driving beneath the affect in 2020 than some other suburb, an advocacy group reported Thursday.
The Elgin, Carol Stream, Waukegan, Lombard and Aurora police departments made the highest 10 for municipal departments statewide, the Alliance In opposition to Intoxicated Motorists mentioned in its 2020 DUI Survey.
Chicago was exempted from the listing due to its dimension, the Schaumburg-based group mentioned.
Almost 700 police businesses had been surveyed for the survey, and the group had a 77% response charge.
The Decatur Police Division ranked first amongst municipal departments with 344 arrests.
Naperville was fourth statewide with 242 arrests.
Elgin was fifth with 233 arrests, adopted by Carol Stream with 224, Waukegan with 222 and Lombard with 220 arrests. Aurora was eleventh with 200 arrests.
Chicago police recorded 2,240 drunken-driving arrests in 2020, the group mentioned.
Lake County topped the listing of sheriff’s departments with 310 arrests.
The group additionally measured common DUI arrests per officer, in departments recording no less than 200 such arrests. Carol Stream ranked first with a 3.8 common, adopted by Lombard with 3.49. Additionally within the high 10 had been Waukegan (1.56), Naperville (1.40) and Elgin (1.27).
The alliance shaped in 1982 and has carried out a survey of DUI arrests yearly since 1990.
“Impaired driving is a selection and the aftermath will be prevented by merely selecting to not drive impaired,” mentioned the group’s govt director, Rita Kreslin, within the information launch.
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