Traffic Safety

Slow Down. Buckle Up. Drive Sober.
The men and women of the Bradley Police Department are proud to announce that they have ranked amongst the best in the state and nation in our traffic safety efforts. The Bradley Police placed 3rd in the Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge and placed 2nd in the National Law Enforcement Challenge for police departments in our category. The Challenges are a means for police departments to document their traffic safety efforts and compare themselves to similar type and size departments across the state and nation.

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The Bradley Police Special Operations Vehicle serves several functions throughout the Village of Bradley. Besides serving as an Evidence & Crime Scene Vehicle and Temporary Command Center. The B.P.D. S.O.V. also serves as a Breathe Alcohol Testing (B.A.T.) station for D.U.I. Enforcement Details and Traffic Safety Events.

The Traffic Safety Unit was formally activated in January, 2002 and continues to be a vital component of the Operations Division.


SPEEDERS BEWARE! - Directional RADAR Trailer and Hand Held Units are in USE

Lieutenant P. Trudeau served as Traffic Officer for 6 years before becoming a Patrol Sergeant. Now as Patrol Commander he still performs traffic safety functions pertaining to presentations and community events.

  • Bradley Police Telephone: 815-933-3315
  • E-Mail:

Bradley Police Traffic Officers have received specialized Training to better deal with the growing concern for traffic safety and vehicular movement within the Village of Bradley.


Drinking and Driving

Anonymously Report Habitual Drunk Drivers: Drunk Buster and find Bradley Link under Sponsors.

The Department has successfully participated in the “You Drink & Drive, You Lose” and “Click It or Ticket”

The Illinois Department of Transportation recognizes citizens who escaped serious injuries in crashes from wearing their safety belts as “Saved by the Belt” members. IDOT presented them with medals and certificates. IDOT has also recognized 5 Police Officers for their DUI Enforcement efforts.

Seat Belts

Approximately 7 out of 10 kids in child safety seats ARE NOT properly buckled in.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause death of children, ages 3-14. Why? In many cases, children are not properly buckled into their child safety seats. Additionally, some parents don't realize that a booster seat is vital to ensuring children fit safely in their vehicle's seat belt.


 Don't Take a Chance. Have Your Child's Safety Seat Inspected.

 Bradley Police Child Passenger Seat Technician(s):
 Lt P. Trudeau, Ptlm V Snyder, Ptlm K Gresham

Call for CPS Check Appointment

Bradley PD Non-Emergency Line (815) 933-3315

Direct Office Line [Voicemail]: (815) 936-5120

 Also feel free to contact CPS Technicians at:

Bourbonnais Police Department (815) 937-3579

Kankakee County Sheriff’s Department (815) 933-3324

Illinois State Police, Dist 21 Ashkum (815) 698-2395 ex. 324