The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) is coordinating the sixth, statewide Illinois Rail Safety Week, which runs from September 22nd to 28th, in partnership with Metra, CN Railroad, and Illinois Operation Lifesaver, along with support from state, county, and local law enforcement agencies, railroads, schools, and various private sector agencies.
The ILACP is also pleased to announce that Operation Lifesaver has declared the same week as National Rail Safety Week, and the ILACP is proud to be part of the national effort. During Illinois Rail Safety Week, the Fox Lake Police Department wants to promote safety for both motorists and pedestrians around railroad tracks. Please be proactive to keep a tragedy from occurring either on or around railroad tracks. To remain safe please follow the ten tips, offered by Operation Lifesaver, when crossing railroad tracks;
If you would like more information about Illinois Rail Safety Week, please visit www.illinoisrailsafetyweek.org or contact the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police.