posted on August 20, 2019 16:35
The St. Louis County Police Department is one of 50 police departments throughout the state of Missouri participating in ‘Saturation Saturday’ on August 24.
Saturation Saturday is a high visibility evening where police departments step up their DWI enforcement efforts to remind the communities that they are out in full force, looking for impaired drivers. It is a public awareness campaign that reminds the community: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
Locally, police departments throughout the St. Louis region along with MoDOT and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will meet at 7pm the evening of Saturation Saturday for a ‘Roll Call Briefing’. Law enforcement officials, safety coalition members and victims of impaired driving will gather prior to the enforcement efforts and hold a quick press conference prior to officers deploying for the evening’s enforcement efforts at 8pm.
The St. Louis Regional ‘Roll Call Briefing’ will be held at Congregation Temple Israel located at 1 Rabbi Alvan D Rubin Dr. (located on Ladue Rd; just east of Spoede).
Saturation Saturday is a campaign being held in conjunction with the national ‘Drive Sober, Get Pulled Over’ campaign. It started in 2017 in St. Louis. As a third year campaign, efforts have continued to grow with the national campaign extending to include New York, Illinois, Florida, Texas, California, Idaho, New Mexico, Ohio, Colorado, Louisiana, Kansas, Connecticut, Indiana and Arkansas participating as well.