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News Release

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Media Relations

Sobriety Checkpoint

What:           
Sobriety Checkpoint

When:           
Saturday, March 14, 2009
7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Where:       
Vermont Avenue and 11th Street

Who:           
West Traffic Division Officers
        
Why:   
The purpose of the Sobriety 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.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1.

For further information, contact Sergeant Mitchel Windsor, West Traffic Division, Driving under the Influence Team, 213-473-0222 or LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586

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