Lake Bluff, IL – The Lake Bluff Police Department conducted a traffic safety campaign July 6-31 reminding motorists to slow down to save lives. The speed enforcement effort was conducted by Lake Bluff Police and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities.

During the campaign, the Lake Bluff Police Department issued:

  • 39 speeding citations
  • DUI arrests
  • 8 suspended/revoked licenses
  • 9 uninsured motorists

“We continue to urge residents and others traveling through our community to slow down and obey speed limits,” said Police Chief Matthew J. Smizinski. “The choices you make behind the wheel could help save lives.”

The speed enforcement effort was made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

For information, contact: Deputy Chief Erik Gehrke at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-283-8680.


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