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August 15, 2011

Sobriety Checkpoint
Saturday, August 20, 2011
8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Sunset Boulevard and Sutherland Street

Central Traffic Officers  

The purpose of the Sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers, as well as the number of hit-and-run traffic collisions.  The Los Angeles Police Department seeks to achieve these goals through enforcement and public awareness.

This checkpoint will be implemented in response to the high incidence of DUI traffic collisions that have afflicted the area near Sunset Boulevard and Sutherland Street in the past three months.

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 street safer.  Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1.

For further information contact Sergeant McAdams, Central Traffic Division, at 213-972-1853, or Los Angeles Police Department Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.