July 11, 2012
Drinking alcohol can be lethal. Drinking and driving can be lethal. One incident in California involving their vaunted California Highway Patrol ended in tragedy last week.
Two California Highway Patrol officers were trying to make a DUI stop on a Sunnyvale man when he led them on a chase from the freeway to his neighborhood, where the patrolmen shot and wounded him during a brief fight. This as reported in the Mercury News.
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June 7, 2012
Police officers know the law and are paid to both follow it and enforce it. It is always sad to see one of the America’s finest make stupid decision. As a counselor for both in-class and online alcohol classes this holds especially true for me with respect to driving under the influence violations.
A San Diego County sheriff's detective was sentenced Friday to five years probation and 90 days of home detention for two crashes that occurred while she was driving drunk last summer in Palm D... [More]