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Tempe Police Hosting DUI Operation for Halloween

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The Tempe Police Department is hosting a DUI task force for Halloween.

Cops from Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, and the Arizona Department of Public Safety will be in Tempe starting today (Halloween), through Saturday night.

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Tempe PD didn't tip off the media to any specific locations, but the command post will be set up at the Tempe Fire Training Facility, on University Drive.

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The task force will be rolling from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. on these three days.

"Patrol Units will be visible in our neighborhoods, downtown and across the City," the department says in a statement. "Traffic Bureau Motor Officers and Patrol Officers will be targeting impaired driving across our entire community."

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