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News Release

Monday, August 22, 2011

Media Relations

Sobriety/ License Checkpoint NA11195cj

What:   
Sobriety/ Drivers License Checkpoint
 
When:   
Saturday, September 3 through September 4, 2011
7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Where:  
Venice Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue in Wilshire Division

Who:     
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 University of California-Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

The Officer–in-Charge of the Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint is Sergeant John Ficken, West Traffic Division, Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Team, 213- 473-0222.  Officers from West Traffic Division will staff the checkpoint.


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