Patch reported just lately that the Los Angeles Police Division will maintain a collection of DUI checkpoints this weekend in a number of neighborhoods together with Sherman Oaks.
“Checkpoint places are chosen based mostly on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests,” LAPD mentioned in an announcement. “The first function of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired. Throughout the checkpoint, officers will search for indicators that drivers are drunk and/or medicine.”
LAPD provided the next suggestions 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 approach house.”
Funding for the DUI checkpoints comes from a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security via the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.
“The protection of our group is and at all times might be our mission,” LAPD officers mentioned in an announcement. “We’re nonetheless on the market in search of impaired drivers as a result of driving beneath the affect remains to be harmful.” Discover the complete record of checkpoints under.
Friday, Might 7:
DUI Checkpoint from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Northeast Space
Saturday, April 17, 2021
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in 77th Avenue Space
DUI Checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Ventura Boulevard and Columbus Avenue in Sherman Oaks
Sunday, Might 9, 2021
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Southeast Space