Cops can legally hold you down and take your blood(some states) if they have suspicion of DUI. They are doing this more often to motivate more suspects to take the breath test and to reduce the cases that go to trial. Wouldn't it be easier to just leave people alone, or take them home if they can't drive safely?
If they can take your blood, do they own you?
NEW YORK – The New York Police Department is investigating why it took more than eight hours for a police officer suspected of drunken driving to be given a blood-alcohol test. Rafael Casiano crashed his car at about 4:30 a.m. Friday in the Bronx while off duty. Another officer riding with him with was hospitalized with a head injury.
Man put two games under his shirt because his grandson got knocked down and hurt in the rush and he needed his hands to help his grandson. A cop saw and immediately arrested him for shoplifting. The man was cooperating while the cop was putting on the handcuffs. The cop out of no where tripped the man and bashed his head nose first into the ground knocking him out and there is blood everywhere. The cop did not know how to care for the man so someone that was there shopping had to help get blood out the mans airways.
2-month-old baby's parents would not consent to blood transfusion. A baby will have a life-saving heart surgery despite his parents refusing because they are Jehovah's Witnesses, a judge ruled yesterday.
Doctors at Texas Children's Hospital will operate on two-month-old Gabriel Zepeda after State District Judge Michael Gomez signed an order to allow it against his parents' will.
Despite the life-or-death situation, the infant's parents would not to consent on religious ground as Jehovah's Witnesses are forbidden to accept blood transfusions
The 22-year-old Iowan was at the Sports Column watering hole early Saturday when a pair of Iowa City cops arrived to conduct a “bar check.” Officers then “made contact” with Corcoran, who “demonstrated poor coordination, repetitive speech and smelled strongly of an odor of an alcoholic beverage.” While estimating that he consumed a few beers over the previous three hours, Corcoran registered a .212 blood alcohol content when taking a post-arrest Breathalyzer test.
Florida is among several states now holding what are called "no refusal" checkpoints. It means if you refuse a breath test during a traffic stop, a judge is on site, and issues a warrant that allows police to perform a mandatory blood test.