The Austin Police Department has announced it is conducting an extended Labor Day weekend DWI initiative. It will begin on August 19th at 9 p.m. and end September 6th at 5 a.m.
The initiative will be a No Refusal DWI initiative in which will officers will apply for a search warrant to obtain blood from those suspected to be impaired and who refuse to provide a breath o blood sample.
The operational period is not 24 hours per day. It is from 9 p.m to 5 a.m. each day.
APD reminds everyone to make the responsible choice and not drive if they are impaired in any way.