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News Release
Thursday, October 12, 2006
Media Relations
   
   
Valley Traffic Division to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

What:
Driver's License and Sobriety Checkpoint

When:
Friday, October 20, 2006
7:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Where:
Sherman Way west of Desoto Avenue

Who:
Officers from Valley Traffic Division

Why:
The purpose of the checkpoint is to raise public awareness of drunk driving and reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers.

Motorists approaching the checkpoint will see information signs advising them that a sobriety checkpoint is ahead. Once diverted into a lane, drivers will be detained only a few moments while an officer explains the purpose of the checkpoint.

The checkpoint will be conducted in accordance with guidelines for checkpoint operations as specified in the Supreme Court decision of Ingersol vs. Palmer. Based on traffic volume, all motorists will be checked. If traffic becomes congested, vehicles will be chosen according to a pre-selected standard (e.g.,every 3rd or 5th vehicle) to assure objectivity.

The press may contact Valley Traffic Division, Sergeant Robert Kirk, at 818 756-8381.



     
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