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Campus Officer on Leave for Stealing Party Bus

March 21, 2012
A campus police officer from Patrick Henry High School in San Diego was placed on paid leave Tuesday after she allegedly stole a shuttle bus and drove it drunk at the end of a St. Patrick's Day party.

Kansas Cop Has Recorded 10,000 DUI Arrests

March 19, 2012
Kansas City (Kan.) Police Officer Kenneth Garrett made more than 400 arrests for DUI in 2011 and has racked up more than 10,000 in his 20-year career, making him one of the most prolific drunk-driving enforcers in the country.

Amish Buggy Crashes Into N.Y. Deputy's Cruiser

March 12, 2012
Four young Amish adults were charged with illegally possessing alcohol Sunday evening, after their buggy collided with a Chautauqua County (N.Y.) Sheriff's patrol car.

DUI Suspect Tries To High Five Pa. Officer

March 5, 2012
A Tyrone, Pa., police officer turned away a "high five" from a drunk-driving suspect he flagged down for driving without headlights. The officer instead gave him several field sobriety tests.

NYPD Sgt. Resisted Arrest After Driving Drunk

February 22, 2012
An off-duty NYPD sergeant busted for drunken driving on Sunday resisted arrest, injuring a fellow cop as he hauled the blotto lawman off to jail.

W.Va. Sgt. Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

February 19, 2012
A "super deputy" with the Monongalia County (W.Va.) County Sheriff's Department died in a crash at the end of a pursuit with a suspected drunk driver early Saturday.

Handling DUI Stops

February 17, 2012

There is a tendency to shy away from DUIs unless you are part of a specialty unit that deals with them all the time. But I think we can reverse this trend through understanding and training.

Utah Bill Would Ban DUI Checkpoints

February 13, 2012
Law enforcement officials and drunken driving opponents have argued that Utah should maintain the practice of setting up checkpoints to catch DUI drivers on the streets.

Drunk Driver Plows Into Tampa Cop's Cruiser

February 6, 2012
A Tampa Police officer suffered only minor injuries, after an intoxicated man crashed his truck into the officer's cruiser on Sunday evening while attempting to turn left.

Obama's Uncle Questions Cop's Driving Record After DUI

January 12, 2012
A lawyer for President Barack Obama's uncle, an illegal immigrant who is charged with drunken driving, said Wednesday that he will ask prosecutors to turn over the driving record of the police officer who stopped him.

Mich. Deputy Charged Under 'Super Drunk' Law

January 10, 2012
An Oakland County (Mich.) Sheriff's deputy has been charged under Michigan's new "super drunk" driving law after police said he lead officers on a dangerous chase Sunday afternoon through Oxford.

Fallen Seattle Cop Honored 76 Years After Death

November 22, 2011
A Seattle Police officer killed in the line of duty in 1935 has been awarded the state's Law Enforcement Medal of Honor. Officer Olof Wilson was on foot patrol, when he crossed the street to answer a police call box and was struck by a drunk driver.

Wrong-Way Driver Was Drinking Before He Struck, Killed Ga. Detective

November 14, 2011
A Doraville (Ga.) Police officer was responding to a home invasion call early Monday when a wrong-way driver struck and killed him in a head-on collision on I-20 in DeKalb County.

Vehicle Checkpoints

November 1, 2011

Checkpoint stops are different-multiple vehicles are stopped one after the other, at the same place, without any suspicion beforehand that anyone in particular may be engaged in unlawful activity.

Detroit Cop Struck by Drunk Driver

October 22, 2011
Police were investigating an accident involving a woman walking across the street when she was struck by a car. While the officer was talking to a dispatcher, a red Ford Taurus hit him and drove off.

Private Investigator Used Cops for 'Dirty DUI' Arrests

October 17, 2011
Two police departments and a narcotics task force in Contra Costa County, Calif., have been implicated in a "dirty DUI" scandal involving a private investigator accused of arranging for the arrests of ex-husbands at the behest of their ex-wives.

N.J. Cop Killed In DWI Crash

October 16, 2011
Mount Arlington (N.J.) Police officer Joseph Wargo was killed when a drunk driver traveling at a high rate of speed collided into his patrol car. Officer Wargo, 38, was on patrol when he was struck while driving east on Route 80 at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

Vermont Cop Retains Job After DUI

October 6, 2011
A Winooski (Vt.) Police officer will retain his job, following a drunk driving conviction, the agency has announced. City Manager Katherine Decarreau declined to say whether Cpl. Jason Nokes would remain on administrative leave, go back on patrol, or work in some other role.

Wis. Cop Injured When Drunk Driver Plows Into Cruiser's Rear

October 3, 2011
Officer Jeff Everetts required staples in his head, following the crash at 11:15 p.m. while he conducted a traffic stop. A 23-year-old Green Bay woman was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor operating while intoxicated.

N.D. Deputy Dies After Physical Arrest with Drunk Driver

September 28, 2011
Burleigh County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Sleeper collapsed shortly before 1 a.m., after helping Deputy Jon Eide arrest Robbie Del James Roberson during a physical confrontation.
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