The purpose of DUI checkpoints, DUI saturation patrols and organized law enforcement Crackdowns is education and deterrence. Police presence preceded by publication is how it’s accomplished.
The newspaper shows lower numbers this year in Sacramento for both arrests and alcohol related deaths. Zero deaths this year, where five were reported in 2012. Approximately 405 arrests this year compared to 442 in a similar period last year.
Whether it’s through law enforcement’s efforts or just a wiser public, the result is the same. Good for all of you!