In a ruling Monday, District Court Judge Robert Brennan found that concerns raised about the accuracy of the tests and their management by the Massachusetts Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT) were significant enough to pause their use in court as evidence.
November 17, 2021
Make sure your policies protect the constitutional rights of the detainee and comply with the law.
August 11, 2021
The Intoxilyzer 800 utilizes the industry’s only safer and sanitary side exhaust system, minimizing the operator’s exposure to exhaled breath.
June 4, 2021
The legalization of marijuana has led to a major increase in drugged driving, which means police need new tools like Abbott Labs’ SoToxa to detect impairment.
May 19, 2021
Sunday in Fairfield, CA, police arrested a flower delivery driver for DUI after a crash.
May 10, 2021
A Teller County, CO, deputy was hospitalized Monday night after a suspected DUI driver crashed into him.
April 13, 2021
A hit-and-run suspect crashed on Highway 26 in Oregon Friday afternoon and was found to have a blood alcohol level of .77%, more than nine times the legal limit, police said.
February 23, 2021
Officer Mitchell Penton was standing outside his vehicle, which had its emergency lights on, when he was hit by a driver who was going at a high rate of speed, police said.
February 15, 2021
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says at approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Boone County Deputy Robert Rosenkranz and K9 Loki were conducting a traffic stop on the right shoulder of Interstate 90 near Irene Road when a vehicle driven by a DUI suspect crashed into their vehicle.
December 28, 2020
A suspected intoxicated driver in New York City slammed into Washington Square Park’s landmark marble arch on Sunday, injuring a police officer who was parked there to protect it, police said.
November 30, 2020
Trooper Caleb Starr died after having been hospitalized for about three weeks following a collision with a suspected drunk driver.
August 3, 2020
An officer with the New Bedford (MA) Police Department was injured in a collision with a suspected DUI driver on Tuesday.
June 24, 2020
Police Union spokesman Champion says Mayor Bottoms is part of the morale problem. "They're just fed up. I mean, their mayor has come out and said everything that they used to do with use of force is not valid—'Don't do it'—so I don't know how we defend ourselves when people want to fight us," he said.
June 18, 2020
A man accused of claiming he had COVID-19 and coughing at a Martin County, FL, deputy has been arrested.
March 30, 2020
The state trooper was shot in the pelvic area during a struggle with a suspect who had already been patted down and had his hands cuffed behind his back when the gunshot occurred, according to court documents.
March 2, 2020