Shreveport Police crackdown on drunk drivers, seatbelt violators

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Shreveport Police are stepping up their efforts to keep drunk drivers off the roadways.

SPD’s Field Support Bureau will hold a DWI/seatbelt checkpoint from 2 p.m. Friday, June 19 until 3 a.m. Saturday, June 20 at an undisclosed location in west Shreveport.

Officers will be checking for impaired drivers and for those who aren’t wearing their seatbelts.

The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, who provides funding for the checkpoint, will also be utilizing its “B.A.T Mobile,” which will serve as a mobile command post and processing location for potentially impaired drivers.

The Louisiana State Police and the Caddo Parish Sheriff Department will be assisting in the checkpoint.

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