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News Release

Friday, May 22, 2009

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DUI Enforcement in Newton Area

What:
DUI Saturation Patrols

When:
Sunday, May 31, 2009
4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Where:
Newton Area

Who:
Central Traffic Division Officers
 
Why:
The purpose of the DUI saturation patrols is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers, as well as the number of hit-and-run traffic collisions.  The Los Angeles Police Department seeks to achieve these goals through enforcement and public awareness.

These DUI saturation patrols are being deployed in response to an increase in DUI-related traffic collisions in the Newton geographic area.  

Funding for these DUI saturation patrols comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1.

For further information contact Sergeant Richard Lockett, Central Traffic DUI Detail at 213-972-1864.

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