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LAPD - Operations Central Bureau
Monday February 8th, 2010 :: 12:47 p.m. PST

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Central Bureau Sobriety Checkpoint

What: Sobriety & Drivers License Checkpoint

When: Friday, February 12, 2010
8:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Where: North Vermont Avenue between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

Who: Emergency Operations Division

Why: The purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers and hit and run collisions.

In 2009, residents residing in the Northeast Area
endured 116 driving under the influence-related and 1,187 hit and run traffic collisions.

The checkpoint will educate the community to use designated drivers and not drink and drive.
Our message is simple: If we catch you drunk, you will be arrested.

It is the Los Angeles Police Department's goal to continue providing public awareness on the
dangers of drinking and driving, and the laws concerning driving without a valid driver's license.

Motorists approaching a checkpoint will observe traffic signs, information and police officers
advising that a checkpoint is ahead. Once diverted into a lane, each motorist will be detained
momentarily while an officer explains the purpose of the checkpoint.

Funding for this checkpoint is provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. We can all help make our streets safer, please report Drunk Drivers – Call 911.

For further information, please contact Officer Don Inman, Traffic Coordination Section,
at (213) 486-0703.

Address/Location
LAPD - Operations Central Bureau
251 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 213-485-2651

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Hollywood Blvd & N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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