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News Release

Friday, August 20, 2010

Media Relations

Sobriety Checkpoint NA10211rh

WHAT:
Sobriety Checkpoint
    
WHEN:
Friday, August 20, 2010
7 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Glendale Boulevard and Berkeley Avenue

WHO:
Central Traffic Officers

WHY:
The purpose of the Sobriety checkpoint 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.

Funding for this checkpoint 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.

CONTACT:
For further information contact Sergeant Thomas Tavares, Central Traffic Community Safety Unit, at 213-972-1864, or Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910


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