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LASD: Winter Holiday AVOID DUI Campaign in Full Swing!

The LA Sheriff’s department is reminding everyone that drinking and driving is not good! They have sent out a big list of DUI crackdown locations and they are all over the place! Always use a designated driver! If you get ripped, take a cab home and get your vehicle the next day!

Peep the video what happens if you get a DUI!

From the The LA Sheriff’s Department:

The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 100 (law enforcement agencies) deployments during the first week of the campaign in Los Angeles County.

From 12:01 AM Friday December 14, 2012 through midnight Thursday December 20, 2012 officers representing 100 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 621 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2011, 894 DUI arrests occurred during the same seven (7) day time period. (**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with some agencies yet to report**)

For the final days of the campaign, the following local DUI activities will be deployed:

Friday, December 21:

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency – (Including officers from Arcadia, West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Sierra Madre and CHP)
DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (West) in Vernon
DUI Checkpoint – El Monte
DUI Checkpoint – Pasadena
DUI Checkpoint – Pomona
DUI Checkpoint – South Pasadena
DUI Checkpoint – Vernon
DUI Checkpoint – CHP Baldwin Park Area
DUI Checkpoint – CHP Santa Clarita Valley
DUI Checkpoint – CHP West L.A. Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – Olympic Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – Central Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – North Hollywood Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – Hollywood Area
DUI Checkpoint – LASD Compton
DUI Checkpoint – LASD Pico Rivera
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)
DUI Patrol – Pomona
DUI Patrol – LAPD – Harbor Area

Saturday, December 22

DUI Checkpoint –Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency in Alhambra (Including the cities of Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello, Downey, Whittier and Bell Gardens)
DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (West) in Torrance
DUI Checkpoint – Azusa
DUI Checkpoint – El Monte
DUI Checkpoint – Huntington Park
DUI Checkpoint – Inglewood
DUI Checkpoint – Redondo Beach
DUI Checkpoint – Signal Hill
DUI Checkpoint – CHP Altadena Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – 77th Street Area
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency – (Including officers from Arcadia, West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Sierra Madre, and CHP)
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)
DUI Patrol – CHP South Los Angeles Area
DUI Patrol – Long Beach
DUI Patrol – San Gabriel
DUI Patrol – Whittier

Sunday, December 23

DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)

Tuesday, December 25

DUI Patrol – CHP MAXIMUM ENFORCEMENT PERIOD
Wednesday, December 26
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – Rampart Area

Friday, December 28

DUI Checkpoint – El Monte
DUI Checkpoint – El Segundo
DUI Checkpoint – Gardena
DUI Checkpoint – San Dimas
DUI Checkpoint – San Gabriel
DUI Checkpoint – Whittier
DUI Checkpoint – CHP Antelope Valley
DUI Checkpoint – CHP South L.A. Area
DUI Checkpoint – LAPD – North Hollywood Area
DUI Checkpoint – LASD West Hollywood
DUI Checkpoint – LASD Paramount
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)

Saturday, December 29

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency in Covina (Including the cities of Glendora, Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, Covina, Azusa, Irwindale, CHP and LAPD)
DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (West) in Hawthorne
DUI Checkpoint – Long Beach
DUI Checkpoint – CHP Newhall Area
DUI Checkpoint – LASD La Mirada
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino, San Fernando, LAPD and CHP.)
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello, Downey, Whittier and Bell Gardens)
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)
DUI Patrol – San Gabriel
DUI Patrol – Whittier
DUI Patrol – LAPD – Hollenbeck Area
DUI Patrol – LASD Norwalk

Sunday, December 30

DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)

Monday, December 31

DUI Checkpoint – Santa Monica
DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Torrance, Manhattan Beach, El Camino College, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, UCLA PD, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Signal Hill and Vernon)
DUI Patrol – Long Beach
DUI Patrol – Pomona
DUI Patrol – CHP South Los Angeles Area
DUI Patrol – CHP West Valley Area
DUI Patrol – LASD West Hollywood

The CHP will be deploying all available officers during their Maximum Enforcement Period this holiday weekend; Friday 6 PM through midnight Monday.

All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will focus efforts at stopping and arresting DUI drivers during their normal shifts. Multiple DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints, Multi Agency DUI Task Force operations and local Roving DUI patrols are all part of this region-wide crackdown during the 19 day Winter Holiday Campaign.

Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911! Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. DUI arrest data collection will continue through New Year’s Weekend, midnight Sunday, January 1, 2013 and be released to the media each day.

Forwarded by:
Captain Mike Parker
Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau

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