Several city and state police agencies are gathering together to patrol West Valley roadways in a targeted Friday night enforcement effort.
With so many holiday parties planned this weekend, police agencies are coming together to stop dangerous, and deadly, accidents from ruining the holiday season this year.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, more than 66 officers will form the West Valley DUI Task Force to prevent crashes caused by impaired drivers. They will be patrolling the West Valley Friday night in hopes of arresting those who risk the lives of all by getting behind the wheel.
The patrols are part of a larger effort to make both highways and city streets safe during the holiday season.
Police from Phoenix, Goodyear, Peoria, Glendale, Buckeye, Surprise, Avondale, Wickenburg, El Mirage and ASU are participating, along with Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and DPS.