Thursday, July 05, 2012

Traffic Safety Checkpoint in Villa Park Scheduled for July 6, 2012

Posted by CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - - The Orange County Sheriff’s Department(OCSD) will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in the City of Villa Park on Friday July 6, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.  targeting  individuals who are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and/or driving a vehicle without a driver’s license.

The goal of the program is to reduce the rate at which the citizens of Orange County are killed or injured. Through implementation of these events, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department hopes to significantly reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage in each of our contract cities.

Grant funding for this program was comes  from the State of California’s Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) is a multi-faceted law enforcement agency with approximately 3,800 sworn and professional staff members along with more than 800 reserve personnel  who provide law enforcement services to 670,000 Orange County residents in 12 contract cities and the unincorporated County areas through 24-hour police patrols, investigative units, parking control and vehicle abatement services.

Additionally, the OCSD provides  coroner, forensic science, correctional facilities, hazardous device squad, communications, court security, John Wayne Airport security, harbor patrol and many other services to the more than three million residents of the County of Orange:

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