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News Release

Friday, April 1, 2011

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LAPD Announce DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint NA11064kr

What:       
Sobriety & Drivers License Checkpoint
 
When:       
Friday, April 15, 2011, 8 p.m. to
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 3 a.m.

Where:      
Santa Monica Boulevard and Bronson Avenue

Who:         
Officers from West Traffic Division and Hollywood Area will staff the checkpoint.

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.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

For more information please contact the Officer–in-Charge of the Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint, Sergeant Steve Smith, West Traffic Division, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Team, 213-473-0222.

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