Beginning this weekend and continuing through the Labor Day weekend, August 20th thru September 7th officers will be working extra drunk driving patrols throughout the city.
Valparaiso Officers will join force with more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state and thousands from across the country, to conduct high visibility patrol encouraging drivers against drinking and driving.
According to the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, 94 alcohol-impaired fatal crashes occurred throughout Indiana in 2014.
Extra patrols are scheduled throughout the Blitz period and motorists that observe erratic driving are encouraged to dial 911 on their cellular phones and notify police.
The extra patrol are funded through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute.