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Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in Illinois



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Illinois Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws


Radar detectors are legal to in all passenger vehicles in Illinois, however laser jammers are not.


Points of Interest


  • Requires you to have headlights on whenever using windshield wipers
  • Member of non-resident compact.

Phone/Texting Laws


  • Texting ban while driving.
  • No Ban for drivers using handheld unless have learners permit.

Aircraft Enforcement


Illinois does have a variety of aircraft they can utilize for traffic enforcement including 5 Cessna 182 fixed wing.

Pacing


Police do speed enforcement using both rear and forward facing pacing.

Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement


Yes - Mostly in Chicago area

Police Radar


State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police radar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Applied Concepts Stalker Basic K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual DSR Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual 2X Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker II SRD Ka-Band
  • Kustom Signals Eagle II Ka-Band
  • Kustom Signals Golden Eagle II Ka-band
  • Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
  • Kustom Signals Talon II
  • Kustom Signals Talon Directional
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
  • MPH Industries Bee III POP Ka-band

Police Laser Enforcement


State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police lidar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Applied Concepts Stalker Lidar LR
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Lidar XS
  • Kustom Signals Pro Laser III
  • Kustom Signals Pro Laser 4
  • Kustom Signals ProLaser Lite+

VASCAR


Police do utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment.

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