Police Department Wins Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Award

August, 23, 2019

Officer Dan Humphreys, Police Chief James O'Shea, Officer Ben Ransom

The Village is pleased to announce that the River Forest Police Department won first place in their category in the 2018 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge for its commitment to highway safety in the community. The Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge (ITSC) is a friendly competition between similar size and type of law enforcement agencies. The Challenge is a template for law enforcement agencies to identify traffic issues, plan strategies, reduce social harm and improve the quality of life in their communities. The Challenge helps agencies demonstrate successes to their government officials, community leaders and citizens. The Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to contribute to the Illinois' Strategic Highway Safety Plan and have a significant impact on the reduction of crashes, deaths and associated injuries across the state.