Monday, August 29, 2011

Rubber stamped Seattle DUI arrests prompt legal challenge

"Seattle Police have found that DUI arrests were routinely rubber stamped or falsely certified without approval by a Seattle DUI supervisor, prompting one defendant to ask a Judge to dismiss his case or suppress the arresting officer's DUI testimony.

The Department launched an internal investigation in March after an audit revealed the mishandling of dozens of DUI cases.  A sergeant who allegedly permitted the improper DUI screenings remains under investigation."

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