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News Release

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Media Relations

4th of July Weekend DUI Prevention News Conference NA10159ah

What:
News Conference

When:
Friday, July 2, 2010
5 p.m.

Where:
3575 Cahuenga Boulevard West (front)
Studio City, CA  90068
                 
Who:
Councilman Tom La Bonge, Council District No. 4
LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese, Commanding Officer Operations-Valley Bureau
LAPD Captain Bill Sutton, Commanding Officer, Valley Traffic Division
Detective William Bustos, Valley Traffic Detectives
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Representative

Why:
On average someone is killed by a drunk driver in the United States every 40 minutes.  Los Angeles police officers arrested over 10,000 DUI drivers during 2009.  During the same period, there were 2, 557 collision involving DUI drivers in the City of Los Angeles.
 
A press conference will be held to discuss the details of the upcoming 4th of July DUI checkpoint.

If you have any questions regarding this news conference, please call Media Relations Section 213-486-5910.


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