Memorial Day is coming up quickly and police are gearing up, manning sobriety checkpoints. 

The East Ridge Police Department and Hamilton County Sheriff's Office are joining forces, conducting a sobriety checkpoint and patrol saturation Friday and Saturday, May 23rd and 24th.

The checkpoints will take place on various highways, streets and roads in Hamilton County and specifically the city of East Ridge.

Checkpoints will be held between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m.