SHERMAN OAKS, CA — The Los Angeles Police Division will maintain a collection of DUI checkpoints this weekend, together with a cease close to Sherman Oaks. Patrol officers will likely be posted within the West Valley space from 3 p.m. till 11 p.m. Friday night time.
“Checkpoint places are chosen based mostly on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests,” LAPD stated in an announcement. “The first goal 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 medication.”
LAPD provided the next ideas for drivers to remain protected on the roads.
“See somebody who’s clearly impaired attempt to drive? Take the keys and assist them make different preparations to discover a sober method house.”
- Report drunk drivers – Name 911.
- Internet hosting a celebration? Provide nonalcoholic drinks. Monitor who’s consuming and the way they’re getting house.
Funding for the DUI checkpoints comes from a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security by the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.
“The protection of our group is and all the time will likely be our mission,” Commander Woodyard, Commanding Officer, Visitors Group, stated. “We’re nonetheless on the market searching for impaired drivers as a result of driving underneath the affect remains to be harmful.”
Discover the total listing of checkpoints beneath.
Friday, Could 28, 2021
DUI Saturation Patrol from 3 PM to 11 PM in West Valley Space
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 1 AM in Newton Space
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Imperial Freeway and Compton Avenue in Los Angeles
Saturday, Could 29, 2021
DUI Saturation Patrol from 12 PM to eight PM in Rampart Space
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 2 AM in Southeast Space
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Osborne Road and Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Pacoima
Sunday, Could 30, 2021
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Manchester Avenue and Foremost Road in Los Angeles
Areas are topic to vary or cancellation.