dui checkpoints

California is rich in ethnic diversity; however, police officers are frequently accused of racial discrimination when carrying out their public safety duties. Extensive evidence of such accusations underscores the disparities that are involved in racially motivated traffic stops. One of the most common situations for racial profiling claims in DUI comes from DUI checkpoints. Because […]

As is the case when any holiday rolls around, law enforcement plan to increase their presence and be extra vigilant in looking for anyone who may be under the influence. This is all in the hopes of supporting public safety and prompting people to make safe, good decisions during the holiday season. This year, the […]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration kicked off their enforcement mobilization campaign last Friday and plan to continue through Labor Day Weekend. The national initiative, cleverly named “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”, has drawn attention and interest from law enforcement agencies around the country. From the beginning, Newport Beach Police Department joined in and […]

The Fourth of July weekend is notoriously known for being one of the most dangerous times to drive on the road. During this period, people are often partying, setting off fireworks, and drinking alcohol in celebration. Much like Memorial Day weekend, this means that there was strong police presence on the roads in an effort […]

Memorial Day is a day to remember all those who lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. It’s a day to honor those who have passed, visiting their graves and holding family gatherings. Now, it is also synonymous with the beginning of the summer season, with big picnics and family barbecues. People […]