Mesa Police Prepare For Labor Day DUI Task Force Operations

September 1, 2009

The Mesa Police Department will be participating in the East Valley Labor Day DUI Task Force. This DUI Task Force is in cooperation with the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. A combination of DUI saturation patrols and a sobriety checkpoint will be utilized throughout the Labor Day holiday. Task force operations will be conducted in both day and night-time hours.

The goal of the Task Force is to prevent deaths, injuries and property damage caused by drug and alcohol impaired drivers. We will employ a zero-tolerance approach to any driver found to be impaired by alcohol or drugs, as well as any driver or occupant under 21 years of age with alcohol in their system. Every impaired driver removed from the roadway is a potential crime of violence prevented.



Mesa Police Department
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PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211

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