Incognito Chicago cops go for speeders


By Carolyn Rusin
The Chicago Tribune

P1 Editor’s note: Is your department creative in fighting crime, like the agency in the following story? If so, post a comment below or e-mail us at: mailbag@policeone.com.

CHICAGO, Ill. — The guy on a riding mower in the median of busy Arlington Heights Road looked like a Buffalo Grove Public Works Department employee, except he wasn't cutting the grass.

Instead, Police Traffic Sgt. Scott Kristiansen was using a radar gun to mow down unsuspecting drivers.

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