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News Release

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Media Relations

Sobriety Checkpoint in Wilshire Division

What:
Sobriety/Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Monday, May 5, 2008
7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Where:
Western Avenue and 12th Street

Who:
Captain Nancy D. Lauer, Commanding Officer, West Traffic Division
Sergeant Mitchel Windsor, West Traffic Division, DUI Task Force
West Traffic Officers

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 California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.

For a additional information, please call Sergeant Windsor, West Traffic Division, DUI Task Force at 213-473-0222, or Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.

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