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Palos Park police step up enforcement this holiday weekend

The Palos Park Police Department will be out in full force during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, which for them begins this Friday morning and ends midnight, May 31.

Chief Joe Miller said, “The Palos Park Police Department employs all available resources to enforce Illinois traffic laws and to remind drivers to slow down and buckle up. No one wants their weekend, much less their life, ruined by a crash.”

The increased patrols are set up to deter traffic violations and to enhance services to motorists who break down while traveling or who need other assistance. The Click-it-or-Ticket program this year is focusing on saving lives, preventing injuries, and mitigating property damage associated with traffic crashes.

Police Commissioner Dan Polk said this is one of many safety efforts of the Palos Park Police Department, which is committed to service, integrity, courtesy, professionalism, innovation and excellence “in all we do.”

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