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LAPD - South Traffic Division
Thursday January 21st, 2010 :: 07:16 a.m. PST


South Traffic Sobriety Checkpoint--Sat. Jan. 23 6 to 10pm

WHAT: Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint

WHEN: Saturday, January 23, 2010
6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

WHERE: Manchester Avenue and Hoover Street

WHO: The Crime Task Force/Driving Under the Influence Enforcement Detail

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 at this location.

Southeast Division has experienced a 7 percent increase in Driving Under the Influence related traffic collisions and 830 hit and run traffic collisions in 2009.

The checkpoint will serve as a reminder to the community of Southeast Division to use designated drivers and not drink and drive.

Our message is simple: if we catch you driving drunk, you will be arrested.

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 9-1-1.

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

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

Submit an anonymous web tip

W Manchester Ave & S Hoover St
Los Angeles, CA 90044

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