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LAPD Ups DUI Patrols and Checkpoints for Super Bowl Sunday

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With the Super Bowl comes revelry that often involves alcohol, and in response the Los Angeles Police Department has been working hard this weekend to increase enforcement activities aimed at putting a stop to dangerous driving. Sobriety checkpoints have been running all weekend, and today the LAPD will be conducting what they're calling "a DUI saturation patrol," according to a press release, adding that the "LAPD encourages everyone to support their favorite team and enjoy the company of friends and family, but to always drink responsibility and use a designated driver." As a sobering reminder, those determined to have been driving while intoxicated will face "heavy fines and jail time."