During 2016, the men and women of Illinois State Police District 7 conducted 8.420 traffic stops, assisted 2,127 motorists and handled 457 crashes.

During 2016, the men and women of Illinois State Police District 7 conducted 8.420 traffic stops, assisted 2,127 motorists and handled 457 crashes.

A total of 6,942 citations and 7,359 warnings were issued by District 7 troopers. Nearly 18,000 total incidents were assigned to District 7.

District troopers also arrested 278 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. An additional 413 criminal arrests were made by District 7 troopers.

Within District 7’s boundaries, which include Henry, Knox, Mercer and Rock Island counties, more than 2,357 pounds of cannabis, 121.3 pounds of cocaine, seven pounds of heroin and approximately 140 illicit prescription pills were seized.