Weekend Sobriety Checkpoint NA10137kr

June 11, 2010

Saturday, June 12, 2010
6:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M.  

Pacific Coast Highway between Vermont Avenue and Dodge Avenue located in LAPD’s Harbor Area

LAPD’s Crime Task Force/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Enforcement Detail, South Traffic Division

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 in this area.  Harbor Area has experienced a 46 percent decrease in DUI related traffic collisions, year to date as compared to 2009.

The checkpoint will serve as a reminder to the community of Harbor Area to use designated drivers and not drink and drive.  Our message is simple: if we catch you driving drunk, you will be arrested.  

For more information, please call Sergeant Perkins, South Traffic Division at 213-485-7336, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Funding for this checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers—Call 911.