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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Drink Too Much Alcohol? Helpful, Practical Suggestions

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Do you suspect you might drink too much alcohol. Many people do. Here are practical suggestions for either cutting down or quitting. There are also tips for helping loved ones who have a drinking problem. Useful sources of help for alcohol and drinking abuse problems are also given. Drink Too Much Alcohol? Could you or …

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F.E.W. Harper: Temperance Advocate

F.E.W. Harper

F.E.W. Harper was an author, poet, and public speaker. She wrote and spoke about temperance and abolition. And later she spoke on the right of women to vote. Frances Ella Watkins was born free in Baltimore. It was on September 24, 1825.  She was orphaned by age three. Watkins’ aunt and uncle raised her. Her …

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Ida B. Wells: Temperance Advocate (African American)

Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells was born in Holly Springs, MS on July 16th, 1862. That was during the the Civil War (1861-1865). She was born enslaved.  Wells saw the link between enslavement by humans and by alcohol. So she promoted the temperance movement. In 1895, Ms. Wells married Ferdinand Lee Barnett. He published the first Black newspaper …

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Martin Delany: Temperance Advocate

Martin Delany

Martin Delany was an African American abolitionist and temperance supporter.  Delaney was born in Charles Town, VA (now WV). He was the son an enslaved father and a free mother. That was in 1812. In 1843 he began publishing a newspaper Later, along with Frederick Douglass, they published The North Star. The newspaper promoted abolition.  During …

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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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