Tickets in Glenwood
Unjust Ticket

United States

#1 Sep 21, 2009
I got a ticket for walking across the street in Glenwood. The village must be hurting for money. I can't even protest it...who they going to believe. Copes need to find something better to do.
Unjust Ticket

United States

#2 Sep 21, 2009
*correction* COPS in Glenwood need to find something better to do.

Alsip, IL

#3 Nov 4, 2009
i agree

Since: Nov 09

Chicago Heights

#4 Nov 7, 2009
If you're crossing a street at a point other than the crosswalk, or you cross diagonally, you're jay walking, which is illegal. It puts you at risk and interrupts traffic.

Park Forest, IL

#5 Nov 8, 2009
The reason for the tickets is all the "wanna be" thugs that walk down the middle of the street, refusing to move when cars approach. I happen to know the Glenwood Police get flooded with calls from citizens complaining these kids just refuse to move out of the way for cars. Do you honestly think the Village makes any significant amount of money off of these tickets? What is the fine-$25.00? Most of these kids' parents don't even show up for the hearing and the ones that do are usually given a warning for the first offense with no fine. Here's an idea-use the sidewalk. If you are a parent, teach your kids how to act right, discipline them when they don't and stop blaming the police, schools and cities for your deficiencies as a parent! If you were tough enough to walk down the middle of the street and stare down the driver of a car, refusing to move, then be tough enough to accept your ticket.
Concerned Parent

Chicago, IL

#6 Nov 9, 2009
My childs can walk where they please. Y9u cant tell them not too. My childs has the right. My childrens is free and we pay to stay In glenwood

Park Forest, IL

#7 Nov 9, 2009
I rest my case. I hope you and your kid get locked up!

Chicago, IL

#8 Nov 9, 2009
my childs? you mean children???
my childrens?
you need to learn proper english, and teach your kids too.. yes this is a free country but that doesnt mean you or your kids can do whatever you want.

South Holland, IL

#9 Dec 18, 2009
First,2 Mules and an acre, now look !!!

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