Thanksgiving Weekend DUI Crackdown Hits Downtown L.A.
Cops like to spend time with family too.
But never count on officers leaving their posts. In this case, there's no break from from police looking for drunk drivers in L.A. If anything, holidays bring more intense patrols.
For Thanksgiving weekend, the Los Angeles Police Department wants you to know its men and women will be on the case again. The hope is that you'll think twice about drinking and driving after that trip to grandmother's house.
Here's the 411:
-Friday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. the LAPD will be operating a DUI checkpoint on Osborne Street at Laurel Canyon Boulevard in festive Pacoima.
-Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight extra patrol cars and motorcycle units will be cruising the streets of the LAPD's Central Bureau area, which includes downtown, Westlake, Echo Park, Silver Lake, Boyle Heights, Highland Park, Eagle Rock and more. The department calls it a "saturation patrol."
LAPD Central Bureau
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Don't get stuffed into a jail cell. Be safe.
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