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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2014, 06:50 AM

5. No one would tolerate a thirty percent error rate in any other profession.

This is bullshit. Wonder how many of those thirty percent are SOTW (something other than white)?

Listen to that asshole cop: "Nobody has just one drink..."

Well, except when they do.


But legal experts say the case shows that drunken driving can sometimes be “an opinion crime,” requiring law enforcement officers to make quick judgment calls on whether a person is intoxicated.

Prosecutors said judgment errors by police helped cause Travis County to have the highest percentage of DUI case dismissals among major Texas counties, according to a 2011 analysis by the Austin Statesman.

Police argue that they cannot take chances with drunken driving suspects in the interest of public safety, although their aggressive enforcement tactics cause about 30 percent of such cases to be dismissed.

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