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News Release

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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Central Traffic Conducts DUI Saturation Patrols

WHAT:    
DUI Saturation Patrols
        
WHEN:    
Sunday, September 13, 2009
4:00 PM – Midnight
        
WHERE:    
Northeast Division
                
WHO:        
Central Traffic Officers

WHY:    
The purpose of the DUI saturation patrols is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated driver, 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 of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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 street safer.  Report Drunk Driver – Call 9-1-1.

For further information contact Sergeant Richard Lockett, Central Traffic Community Safety Unit, at 213-972-1864.

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