Prescription Drug Database – Another Way Big Brother is Watching You

Prescription Drug Database – Another Way Big Brother is Watching You

Recently, the State Senate approved legislation to create a database of patients taking prescription drugs.  The idea is to give doctors tools to see if the same patients is getting prescriptions from multiple doctors and abusing prescription medication.  Sounds like a good idea, right? The good idea turns creepy when we find that District Attorneys and…

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Police DUI Training Gets Worse

What is this world coming to? Seriously. Life mimics commercials like the one below: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) developed a curriculum to train law enforcement on how to detect impaired driving. One of these programs, Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), is now being offered as an online training. The goal of…

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Judge Upholds Firing of Trooper Who Issued Bogus DUIs

Imagine being charged with a DUI knowing you were 100% innocent and the charges were completely bogus.  Now imagine being convicted of this bogus DUI because the court believed the testimony of the corrupt police officer. License suspension Jail Fines Public embarrassment All because of one corrupt police officer. That is what a court found…

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NTSB Recommends Cutting the DUI limit from .08 to .05

Yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that states reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration for DUI from 0.08% to 0.05%  claiming that it will make the roads safer.  Unfortunately, this recommendation has no scientific backing and will result in many more false arrests if adopted. It is based upon a belief not founded in…

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Why Do People Lie?

In a follow up to our recent post If You Think the Police are Honest, Please Read This,we further explore the psychology behind why people lie. We all lie.  The police are no different.  If you want to understand why, please view the infographic below: (Please Include Attribution to OnlinePsychologyDegree.net With This Graphic)

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If You Think the Police are Honest, Please Read This

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times deals with the question, “Are police officers honest?”  It is a fascinating and well researched piece: Why Police Lie Under Oath THOUSANDS of people plead guilty to crimes every year in the United States because they know that the odds of a jury’s believing their word…

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