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The Columbia Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon that officers will be conducting public safety checkpoints Friday and Saturday.

According to a tweet on the department’s Twitter account, CPD will be working alongside the Richland County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. The citywide effort is to reduce and deter traffic violations, including speeding and reckless driving.

CPD officials did not provide additional information regarding the times and locations of the checkpoints.

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