Southwest Area Sobriety Checkpoint

March 8, 2009

Sobriety Checkpoint
Saturday, March 21, 2009
6:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Jefferson Boulevard between Western Avenue and Denker Avenue

South Traffic Division’s Crime Task Force/Driving Under the Influence Enforcement Detail
Despite the tireless efforts of thousands of advocates and law enforcement officers alike, drunk driving continues to be one of America’s deadliest crimes.  This operation will be conducted in an effort to reduce the incident of injuries, death, and property damage associated with the intoxicated driver at this location.  Southwest Division has experienced sixteen Driving Under the Influence related traffic collisions in the year 2009.  The checkpoint will serve as a reminder to the community of Southwest Division to use designated drivers and not drink and drive.
Our message is simple: if we catch you driving drunk, you will be arrested! 
Funding for the checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration – 08/09 Sobriety Checkpoint Program V.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.
For further information contact South Traffic Division Sergeant Damon Aoki at 213-485-7336.