The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Department (CPSO) will continue there efforts to keep citizens safe. On Friday, February 27, CPSO will be conducting another combination DWI and seatbelt checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Calcasieu Parish.

This weeks checkpoint is aimed at catching drivers under the influence of alcohol and/or narcotics. This tactic has shown effectiveness in discouraging people to drive while impaired, and instead choose a designated driver. The checkpoint is also aimed at people not wearing their seatbelt.

It’s simple folks. Buckle your seatbelt, and don’t drink and drive!  Don’t just not drink and drive when there’s a checkpoint,  never drink and drive under any circumstance.