Accident Investigation Unit


The Accident Investigation Unit:
  • Enforces all traffic laws
  • Handles accidents
  • Is on call to respond to major accidents
  • Responds to traffic problems within our residential areas such as:
    • Vehicles speeding down the streets
    • Vehicles disobeying traffic signs and signals
    • Vehicles disregarding school zone speed limits
  • Handles abandoned and inoperable vehicles within our neighborhoods and community

S.M.A.R.T. Team

The Accident Investigation Unit is also a central part of the Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team (S.M.A.R.T) which is a multi-agency accident investigation team made up of accident investigators from surrounding suburban agencies that investigate major accidents in the City of Chicago Heights and surrounding communities.