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Motorists Forced to Submit to to “Voluntary” Federal Study

How would you feel if you were randomly stopped and intimidated by the police into providing an oral swab even though you had committed no crime at? This type of abuse of power couldn’t happen in our free country could it? Welcome to Police State of Pennsylvania. Just last week a private firm conducting a […]

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Holiday DUI Checkpoints

Its that time of the year again! While many of us are out and about shopping or enjoying time with our family and friends,  police are out in full force stopping us at DUI checkpoints for no reason and absent probable cause in total violation of the true meaning of the 4th Amendment.  These checkpoints […]

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DUI Checkpoints This Weekend

DUI Checkpoints will be setup on roadways in Central Pennsylvania this weekend. Yet another waste of resources on a tactic that does nothing but inefficiently enforce the law. If you are serious about drunk driving enforcement, you do roving patrols. They are repeatedly shown to be more effective and a lot more efficient. Static roadblocks […]

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DUI Checkpoint Nets 1 Arrest

A recent DUI checkpoint in Franklin County netted a grand total of one single arrest.  In total, 138 drivers were stopped.  That results in a less than 1% success rate.  Add to that the fact that checkpoints are much more expensive to operate than normal patrols. The shame of it all is that static DUI […]

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DUI Checkpoints This Weekend

Summertime DUI enforcement continues. Montgomery County The Montgomery Township Regional DUI Enforcement Team will conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Operations and Roving DUI Patrols on Friday through Sunday. Sobriety Checkpoints are conducted on State Routes 309, 202, 2202, 463, 63, 313, 113, 611, Upper State Road and County Line Road. We also encourage you to read: 5 […]

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Pennsylvania DUI Checkpoints this Weekend

As we get closer to the 4th of July, you will see more and more checkpoints on the roads of PA. Here are some of the checkpoints we have learned about so far: Montgomery County The Montgomery Township Regional DUI Enforcement Team will conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Operations and Roving DUI Patrols on Fridaythrough Sunday. The […]

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Monroe County DUI Checkpoints and Patrols

Due to anticipated heavy traffic because of the NASCAR race at the Poconos, several DUI Checkpoints and roving patrols have been announced. From June 7, 2013 through June 9, 2013 on Routes US 209, 611, 33, 940, 115, SR 4002, (Long Pond Road) and other roadways DUI checkpoints and roving patrols will be conducted. If […]

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St. Patty’s Day DUI Checkpoints in PA

St. Patrick’s day is a popular social holiday and with it falling on a weekend, you can expect to see a heavy police presence on the roadways of Pennsylvania.  Recently, PennDOT announced an increased police presence over the upcoming weekend in the form of DUI checkpoints and roving patrols. At The McShane Firm we encourage […]

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Permanent DUI Roadblocks

DUI checkpoints are becoming more and more popular with police departments across the country.  What is troubling is that now some lawmakers in Texas are arguing for permanent roadblocks to combat the drunk driving problem. SAPD asks state for DWI checkpoints AUSTIN — Citing a troubled culture that fuels drunken driving, a San Antonio Police […]

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Pennsylvania Police Forced to Move DUI Checkpoints Due to Social Media

CBS New Pittsburgh reports that police in PA are forced to move DUI checkpoints because people warn each other about them over Facebook and Twitter: Social Media Forcing Police To Change DUI Checkpoint Tactics PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The night before Thanksgiving is a traditional party night, and that means police are out looking for drunk drivers. […]

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