High-speed vehicle chases that involve police officers and criminal suspects present a danger to many people on the roads. Public safety needs to be weighed when police officers engage in these chases. In one case, it appears that law enforcement officials believed that the need to apprehend a criminal suspect outweighed any potential danger to the public.
It takes just a second for a car accident to change a person's life. One moment you may be driving home from work or heading to the grocery store to pick up dinner, and the next you may find yourself with serious physical injuries and a damaged car. It's hard to know what to do first as you try to pick up the pieces, recover and move forward from this tragic event.
Our readers in Florida may know that drunk driving arrests are some of the most common interactions between citizens and law enforcement officials. Each year thousands of people are arrested in Florida and charged with DUI. However, there are many steps involved in each of these DUI cases, and one of the main steps is the part of the investigation when a law enforcement officer is conducting field sobriety tests.