The report concerns the evaluation of the first six-month operational phase of the Increased DUI Enforcement Demonstration Project in Stockton, California. The DUI Enforcement Program involves the use of varying levels of personnel specifically for the purpose of detecting and apprehending persons driving under the influence of intoxicants. A team of ten officers was assigned to saturate operational Area B for six months. Their effect on alcohol-related accidents, BAC levels of drivers and street crimes during experimental times was evaluated and compared to other times of the day, to the control area and to baseline years. As might be expected, our DUI arrest rate per officer increased over previous years. A study of the data indicates there was a significant decrease in total collisions in Areas A and B summed together. Further, the results show the Traffic Task Force did impact Area B in the reduction of DUI collisions and total collisions. There were, however, no significant changes in the BAC levels or street crime arrests when compared to baseline years.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stockton Police Department

    22 East Market Street
    Stockton, CA  United States  95202

    University of the Pacific

    3601 Pacific Avenue
    Stockton, CA  United States  95211

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hause, J
    • Matheson, D
    • Hannon, R
    • Chavez, E
  • Publication Date: 1977-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 99 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00151755
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-205 Intrm Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-5-01194
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM