MEDIA RELATIONS UNIT
December 28, 2009
Subject: DUI Saturation Patrols December 29
As part of the Avoid the 8 grant, motorcycle officers from the San Francisco Police Department Traffic Company will be out on extra DUI patrols on Tuesday, December 29, in an enforcement operation on impaired driving.
“We have a great advantage in finding and arresting drivers we suspect of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” said SFPD Sergeant Neil Swendsen. “Motorcycles are a lot more mobile and we can get closer to the vehicle to see if a driver is exhibiting signs of impairment.”
The extra patrols are funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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