Another Cop Hit by a Drunk Driver; This one in Virginia

Image of Trooper's vehicle from WAVY-TV 10

On our facebook page, I’ve recently pointed out a couple of accidents where drunk drivers had rear-ended police cars. The fact is, drunk drivers (like terrorists) strike random and unsuspecting victims. Some of them are bound to be cops. Police officers face all kinds of danger every day. Even Amanda Bynes (who says she doesn’t Read the full article…

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KIIS-FM Community Council Interview 12-25-11

I was recently interviewed by Jesse Lozano for the Community Council show.  This interview aired Christmas Day on KIIS-FM, KYSR-FM, and KLAC-AM.  We covered BAC, designated driver services, penny-sucking, social factors, and more!  My part is the first 20 minutes … KIIS-FM Community Council 12-25-11  Thanks to Jesse Lozano for being a gracious host and Read the full article…

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Going All ‘Janet Napolitano’ on Drunk Driving

Going All ‘Janet Napolitano’ on Drunk Driving

The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign was designed to help law enforcement and homeland security forces gather intelligence which could prevent terrorist attacks. It’s meant to literally raise awareness … of your surroundings! The world we live in has changed so much in the years since the September 11th attacks. Now we are Read the full article…

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Breathalyzer Refusal – It’s Your (worthless) Right!

When you are suspected of drunk driving and the officer wants to give you a breathalyzer test, that officer will likely tell you that you have a right to refuse the test. Sounds great, doesn’t it? If you refuse, because you have a ‘right’ to, then there’s no evidence, right? Well, a breathalyzer test is Read the full article…

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‘Tis the Season for DUI Checkpoints!

The holidays are here and DUI Checkpoints are EVERYWHERE!  And they aren’t just being conducted on weekends and holiday dates, either.  Across the country, money is being made available in the form of grants to law enforcement agencies to conduct an ever-increasing number of DUI, DWI, or Sobriety Checkpoints.  There are checkpoints being held somewhere Read the full article…

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Would An Attempted Murder Charge Deter Repeat Offenders?

The high-profile DUI case stemming from the crash of April 9, 2009 which took the lives of Nick Adenhart, Courtney Stewart, and Henry Pearson as well as internally decapitating(!) Jon Wilhite has come to an end with three 2nd Degree Murder convictions for Andrew Gallo.  Adenhart was a rookie pitcher for the Angels with a promising career, having pitched Read the full article…

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