Monday, April 05, 2021

Show-Me No More DUI Checkpoints?!?

Remember that the state cut funding for sobriety checkpoints in 2017.

And now quite a few Republicans and lawyers support the push back over the alleged violation of civil liberties.

Read more . . .

Missouri lawmakers consider ban on sobriety checkpoints

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers are considering a proposal that could ban sobriety checkpoints, but law enforcement and victim advocates consider those checkpoints an important tool in taking drunk drivers off the road.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

The blacks will appreciate this!

Anonymous said...

As will the Irish.

Anonymous said...

were they ever constitutional?

seems like detention without probable cause to me.

Anonymous said...

The Supreme Court claimed they were constitutional because they targeted everybody without discriminating, despite the previous probably cause requirement before a cop could pull you over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

While they are at it, they should restore the DWI/DUI distinction.