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June 7, 2017
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on June 9, 2017 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Ontario Police department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label... Read More
May 26, 2017
Ontario’s Mayor and City Council invite members of the community to attend the kick-off meeting for this year’s National Night Out event. The meeting is scheduled at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 and will be held in the Community Room of the Ontario Police Department Headquarters located at 2500 S. Archibald Avenue. Attendees will receive planning and participation information regarding this year’s Ontario’s National Night Out scheduled for Tuesday, August 1, 2017, as well as information on the City of Ontario’s Neighborhood Watch Program. During Ontario’s National Night Out... Read More
May 25, 2017
Ontario Law Enforcement Will Show Zero Tolerance Ontario, CA—As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, Ontario Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign will take place May 22 through June 4, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year. Officers will conduct seat belt enforcement operations during the two week Click It Or Ticket mobilization to help lower... Read More
May 17, 2017
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on May 19, 2017 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Ontario Police department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on... Read More
May 4, 2017
Officers from the Ontario Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday, May 5, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests. High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug impaired crashes. Research shows... Read More
May 1, 2017
Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Ontario Police Department Operation The Ontario Police Department is joining law enforcement statewide and across the United States in the National Motorcycle safety awareness month special enforcement operations. In addition, the California Motorcyclist Safety Program is offering special, low cost rider training classes during the month of May. Ontario PD will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation during the first two weeks in May in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be patrolling areas... Read More

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