HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Interim Chief of Police
|Dr. Harry Hobbs|
Communications Relations Officer
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: