815 Wheeler Avenue      Huntsville, Alabama  35801

Lewis Morris
Interim Chief of Police
(256) 427-7001
Dr. Harry Hobbs
Communications Relations Officer
(256) 427-7043


Huntsville Police Departmentís DUI Unit
July 4th Holiday Blitz Period


Huntsville, Alabama (July 2, 2012) The Huntsville Police Department reported today that it will be proactive in enforcing Alabama DUI Laws over this July 4th holiday period. Thanks to grant enforcement money provided by the Northeast Alabama Traffic Safety Office (N.A.T.S.O.) Huntsville Police Officers will be setting up traffic safety checkpoints and encouraging everyone not to drink and drive.


Using crash data from the State of Alabama Critical Analysis Reporting Environment (C.A.R.E.) data program, the Huntsville Police Departmentís DUI Traffic Task Force will be setting up announced and unannounced random safety check points. When stopped at a safety checkpoint, citizens will be asked for a current driverís license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration. Additionally, seat belt compliance for both the drivers and all passengers will be checked.

Locations for these holiday checkpoints through July 6th will be: