Law Enforcement

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the burden alcohol and drunk driving have on law enforcement agencies across the country.

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Report: New NFL drug policy would suspend first-time DUI offenders but reduce fines

According to recent news reports, as the NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) continue to discuss changes...

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Attorney General Holder Recommends New Sentencing Approach for Drug Offenses

In a speech to the American Bar Association on August 12, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder contrasted what...

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NADCP Conference Attendees Urge Congress to Invest in Communities by Funding Drug and DWI Courts

Last month, attendees at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals 19th Annual Training Conference left the convention...

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NTSB .05 BAC Recommendation Stirs Controversy in DUI Community

In the weeks since the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) submitted a recommendation to lower the legal BAC...

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NTSB Calls for Lowering 0.08 BAC to 0.05: Can it happen?

On the 25th anniversary of our nation’s deadliest alcohol-impaired driving crash, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released...

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Supreme Court Ruling on Warrantless DUI Blood Testing Will Burden Court System

Last month the United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely ruled to uphold a Missouri Supreme Court...

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo This Weekend?

Cinco de Mayo has entered the mainstream as a holiday, celebrated with good food and many times, an...

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Supreme Court Rejects Warrantless Blood Draws in DUI Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today in the case of Missouri vs. McNeely that police officers must “usually”...

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Are Blood Tests for DUIs Reasonable? The Supreme Court Weighs In

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in the case of Missouri vs. McNeely, which asks...

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Top 12 of 2012: High Court Hears Challenge to No Refusal Laws

As part of Impaired Driving Prevention Month, Sobering Up is taking a look back at the year’s Top...