SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Police (ISP) announced Tuesday the results of a special enforcement memorial operation dedicated to a fallen officer.
From Jan. 12 through Jan. 18, ISP conducted “Operation Lambert,” which troopers throughout the state aggressively patrolled roadways looking for Scott’s Law violators. State troopers issued 281 Move Over (Scott’s) Law citations during the operation.
They also wrote 64 warnings and made 77 criminal arrests through 503 Scott’s Law details statewide.
The operation was in memory of fallen ISP Trooper Christoper Lambert, killed Jan. 12, 2019 when his squad car was hit while on-scene of a crash.
ISP Trooper Brooke-Jones Story was also killed in 2019 as a result of a Scott’s Law violator. In total, four ISP troopers were killed in the line of duty in 2019. Three were the direct result of either a violation of the Move Over (Scott’s) Law, driving impaired, or a combination of the two.