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News Release

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Media Relations

Operations West Bureau-Sobriety Checkpoint NA11174kr

WHAT:         
Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint

WHEN:   
Friday, August 12, 2011
7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. on August 13, 2011

WHERE:   
Highland Avenue and DeLongpre Street

WHO:   
The Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division
        
WHY:            
The purpose of the Sobriety/Driver’s License checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated and unlicensed drivers through enforcement and public awareness.  

Funding for this checkpoint comes from the University of California-Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

CONTACT: 
The Commanding Officer of West Traffic Division is Captain Brenda S. Crump,  213-473-0220. The Officer–in-Charge of the Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint is Sergeant John Ficken, West Traffic Division, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Team, 213-473-0222.