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LAPD - South Traffic Division
Thursday June 10th, 2010 :: 06:05 p.m. PDT


Weekend Sobriety Checkpoint

Where: Pacific Coast Highway between Vermont Avenue and Dodge Avenue located in LAPD’s Harbor Area

Who: LAPD’s Crime Task Force/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Enforcement Detail, South Traffic Division

Why: Despite the tireless efforts of thousands of advocates and law enforcement officers alike, drunk driving continues to be one of America’s deadliest crimes.

This operation will be conducted in an effort to reduce the incident of injuries, death, and property damage associated with the intoxicated driver in this area. Harbor Area has experienced a 46 percent decrease in DUI related traffic collisions, year to date as compared to 2009.

The checkpoint will serve as a reminder to the community of Harbor Area to use designated drivers and not drink and drive. Our message is simple: if we catch you driving drunk, you will be arrested.

Contact: For more information, please call Sergeant Perkins, South Traffic Division at (213) 485-7336, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Funding for this checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. We can all help make our streets safer.

Report Drunk Drivers—Call 911.

LAPD - South Traffic Division
4125 Crenshaw Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90008

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-485-7418

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