Arlington Heights Police Traffic Safety Awards

Arlington Heights Police Presented with Traffic Safety Awards
Posted on 09/09/2021
Arlington Heights Police Traffic Safety Awards 2021

At the Village Board Meeting on September 8, 2021, the Arlington Heights Police Department was recognized for winning five (5) first place awards for the 2020-2021 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge, including:

ILACP Judges Award (most comprehensive traffic safety program across all categories)
1st Place Municipal Agency 101-250 Sworn Members
1st Place Distracted Driving Enforcement
1st Place Occupant Protection Enforcement
1st Place Speed Awareness

The awards were presented by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police at the Midwest Police and Security Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.


The Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge is coordinated by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) and supported by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) grant administered through the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The challenge targets four major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, distracted driving, speeding and impaired driving, in addition to other traffic safety initiatives. Programs receiving the award effectively combine traffic enforcement, public educational activities and innovative problem-solving strategies.

Applications are judged by law enforcement and traffic safety professionals from around the State. The Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge award recipients manage comprehensive programs within their communities that identify traffic issues, plan strategies, reduce social harm and improve the quality of life in their communities. Traffic safety remains a top priority of the Arlington Heights Police Department and receiving these awards validates the on-going commitment of keeping the communities’ roadways safe for residents, businesses and visitors.