A local police officer patrols the streets of Los Alamos. Courtesy/LAPD
An increased number of Los Alamos police officers will be out in force patrolling the streets of Los Alamos County beginning today and continuing throughout the holidays.
Police will be on the lookout for drivers operating vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs. They encourage resident to immediately report drivers suspected of being under the influence to 662-8222.
The officers also will be watching for anyone attempting to burglarize vehicles, businesses or homes in the area.
Additional bike patrol officers will be on duty as well, riding through local retail districts within the County on the alert for shoplifters and people committing other criminal activities.
The increased police presence is intended to discourage anyone in the process of contemplating breaking the law in Los Alamos County from doing so.