NORTHRIDGE, CA — The Los Angeles Police Division will maintain a collection of DUI checkpoints this weekend, together with a cease close to Northridge. Patrol officers will probably be posted within the North Hills space at Roscoe Boulevard and Gloria Avenue from 7 p.m. till 12 a.m. Friday evening.
“Checkpoint places are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests,” LAPD stated in an announcement. “The first function of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired. In the course of the checkpoint, officers will search for indicators that drivers are inebriated and/or medicine.”
LAPD supplied the next ideas for drivers to remain protected on the roads.
“See somebody who’s clearly impaired try to drive? Take the keys and assist them make different preparations to discover a sober approach house.”
- Report drunk drivers – Name 911.
- Internet hosting a celebration? Provide nonalcoholic drinks. Monitor who’s ingesting and the way they’re getting house.
Funding for the DUI checkpoints comes from a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security via the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.
“The security of our group is and at all times will probably be our mission,” Commander Woodyard, Commanding Officer, Site visitors Group, stated. “We’re nonetheless on the market searching for impaired drivers as a result of driving beneath the affect remains to be harmful.”
Discover the complete record of checkpoints beneath.
Friday, June 11
-DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 1 AM in Northeast Space
-DUI Checkpoint from 7 PM to 12 AM at Roscoe Boulevard and Gloria Avenue in North Hills
Saturday, June 12
-DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Osborne Avenue and Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Pacoima
Sunday, June 13
-DUI Saturation Patrol from 2 PM to 10 PM in Northeast Space
-DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 1 AM in North Hollywood Space