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Houma Police Conducting A DWI Checkpoint

On Tuesday, June 02, 2020 the Houma Police Department will be conducting a DWI checkpoint within the City of Houma. These operations are being funded through the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) administers the State’s highway safety grant program, which awarded the Houma Police Department funding to conduct various enforcement initiatives.

Louisiana’s highway safety program is designed to reduce traffic crashes which result in deaths, injuries and property damage.
Factors that are considered unsafe are driving after drinking, speeding, not using occupant protection devices, texting while driving, etc. These factors can contribute to some of the most severe traffic crashes. LHSC’s highway safety plan seeks to coordinate and unite state and local programs and projects to reduce driver behavior by focusing on enforcement, public information, education and legislation.

Houma Police will continue to conduct various traffic initiatives to promote highway safety.

Anyone with information is encouraged to submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers Bayou Region by phone at 1-800-743-7433 or online at could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 in cash if the information leads to an arrest.

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