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The Garden Grove Police Department is disclosing their checkpoint location, which is why they're getting Christmas cards from us this year. It's at Euclid and Stanford from 9 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday.
The point of all the checkpoints is to remove impaired or unlicensed drivers from the streets but no doubt even more to raise awareness among the many, many more motorists who will be inconvenienced. Garden Grove cops cite stats that show a 20 percent reduction in drunken driving crashes when checkpoints are well-publicized.
The operations in all three cities have something else in common: all are funded by grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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