We're in the middle of prom season, and a representative of the Illinois State Police wants to make sure it's a safe one. Law enforcement agencies have been known to step up their presence on area roads to make sure unsafe driving practices are stopped or deterred. State Police Trooper Doug Francis, of the District 18 office in Litchfield, says while some teens may be tempted to consume alcohol on prom night, he advises against it.

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He says most schools are offering after-prom events where the kids are locked in, and have plenty of activities to stay busy without being on the roads or around alcohol.

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