Unlawful and deceptive police officers,and other governments are perpetuating an organized "racket" to harass local law abiding citizens through traffic enforcement. How these entities use traffic enforcement as a means to unlawfully "tax" citizens and generate revenue through traffic citations to make up for failing budgets. This is even more important now than ever because of the failing economy. I am a former police officer and police instructor and have been on the show before. What I know and talk about I know from the inside, first hand.Read more »
"You go from zero legality to full legality, people are going to make some bad judgments. Regrettably they're gonna put themselves behind the wheel and regrettably we've got to arrest them," Crandall said.Read more »
The president of the Manchester Patrolman's Association has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with felony reckless conduct and driving under the influence following a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night.Read more »
Cops in Folly Beach, S.C. are experimenting with a new incentive program aimed at increasing the number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI).
According to an agency email obtained by FITS, the Folly Beach police officer who makes the most DUI arrests over a 40-day period gets an unmarked Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser.
Here is the email …Read more »
Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers will target five counties during Memorial Day weekend. Judges will be on call to approve warrants around the clock and medical technicians will be available to draw blood while DUI suspects are held.Read more »
“Modene had been floating on the river for the day and consuming alcoholic beverages the entire time,” troopers wrote in their “daily dispatches” log on their website. Of course, the inflatable raft could have killed someone if he had lost control and swerved into oncoming traffic.Read more »
The problem with these checkpoints is that they're warrantless, arbitrary searches. This goes against all standards of civilized behavior and is not tolerable in a free society. Not only are checkpoints violating our rights they're not effective. "Traditional police patrols are three times more likely to locate genuinely impaired drivers than these suspicionless checkpoints," according to James Babb, founder of the Valley Forge Revolutionaries. "So not only are these checkpoints blatantly immoral and illegal, they're also a waste of police time and tax dollars.Read more »
Police are now able to use ethanol detecting flashlights to determine whether a person has been drinking or not (supposedly). Now, they can give us a de-facto breathalyzer without consent.Read more »
Indeed, many critics of the .08 policy predicted that the new law could make matters worse by using up scarce law enforcement resources to go after these new "drunk" drivers who don't pose much of a threat to highway safetyRead more »
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -
A Charleston Police Department officer threatened Mt. Pleasant police after he was charged with DUI early Monday morning, a report states.
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