The police have been in the news a lot recently, and most of the news has been bad. Is police brutality a rapidly increasing problem, or has the rise of cell phone video and social media merely brought the problem from the streets to the front pages?
The current District Attorney’s office has made it clear that one of its main priorities is to crack down on guns in the city of Philadelphia. There has been a surge in police arrests relating to firearms in recent years and many citizens who have attempted to remain on the right side of the law of been swept up in the crack down.
One of the most powerful pieces of evidence that police and law enforcement can use in a DUI case against you is a breathalyzer or blood draw. In either case, if your blood alcohol content is above the legal limit, .08% in PA, you face criminal prosecution that could result in heavy fines, loss of your driver’s license and possibly jail time.