Central Traffic Conducts DUI Saturation Patrols NA09210 ne

August 7, 2009

WHAT:    DUI Saturation Patrols
WHEN:    Sunday, August 16, 2009
4:00 PM – Midnight
WHERE:   Newton Area
WHO:      Central Traffic Officers

WHY:    The purpose of the DUI saturation patrols is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated driver, as well as the number of hit-and-run traffic collisions.  The Los Angeles Police Department seeks to achieve these goals through enforcement an public awareness.  

These DUI saturation patrols are being deployed in response to an increase in DUI-related traffic collisions in the Newton geographic area of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Funding for these DUI saturation patrols comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.  We can all help make our street safer.  Report Drunk Driver – Call 9-1-1.

For further information contact Sergeant Richard Lockett, Central Traffic Community Safety Unit, at 213-972-1864.