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Cops Arrested for DUI: Law Enforcement Officers Arrested DUI

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Cops arrested for DUI? How many officers are arrested for driving while impaired? No one knows. But Stinson and colleagues identified such officers during a six-year period. There were 782 charges that involved the arrests of 750 officers. They were employed by 511 nonfederal state and local law enforcement agencies. They were in all 50 …

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Detecting Intoxication: Difficult Even for Police

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Police officers and sheriff’s deputies often assume that they’e good at detecting intoxication. They report that people smelled of alcohol, acted drunk, or sounded intoxicated because of their slurred speech. And such testimony usually persuades juries. However, research does not support officers’ self-reported ability to make such judgments accurately or reliably. Researchers have conducted scientific …

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