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Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: JustWonderin' ()
Date: October 28, 2013 11:00PM

So do you think it's more effective to patrol to look for drunks, or stop people at a checkpoint?

2,239 cars stopped with only 2 DWI charges doesn't sound like a great use of resources...



CHECKPOINT, Route 50 at Stringfellow Road, 10/25/13. Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint searching for drunk drivers. 1482 vehicles passed through. One driver was charged with DWI. Four summonses were issued.

CHECKPOINT, Route 50 at Rugby Road, 10/26/13. Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint searching for drunk drivers. 757 vehicles passed through. One driver was charged with DWI. Eight summonses were issued.

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: Liberal Logic 29 ()
Date: October 28, 2013 11:44PM

JustWonderin' Wrote:
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> So do you think it's more effective to patrol to
> look for drunks, or stop people at a checkpoint?

Its not debatable numerous studies have proved targeted patrols are MUCH more effective.

The problem with FCPD checkpoints is they dont advertise them. Checkpoints can reduce drunk driving but they have to be highly advertised to scare people. FCPD however tries to use them to catch people instead of properly using them to reduce drunk driving knowing you arent going to really catch anyone.

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: justsayin ()
Date: October 29, 2013 06:57AM

Liberal Logic 29 Wrote:
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> Its not debatable numerous studies have proved
> targeted patrols are MUCH more effective.

Including studies published exclusively on this site.

http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/read/2/591276/592308.html

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: Critic ()
Date: October 29, 2013 07:12AM

JustWonderin' Wrote:
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> So do you think it's more effective to patrol to
> look for drunks, or stop people at a checkpoint?
>
> 2,239 cars stopped with only 2 DWI charges doesn't
> sound like a great use of resources...
>
>
>
> CHECKPOINT, Route 50 at Stringfellow Road,
> 10/25/13. Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint
> searching for drunk drivers. 1482 vehicles passed
> through. One driver was charged with DWI. Four
> summonses were issued.
>
> CHECKPOINT, Route 50 at Rugby Road, 10/26/13.
> Officers conducted a DWI checkpoint searching for
> drunk drivers. 757 vehicles passed through. One
> driver was charged with DWI. Eight summonses were
> issued.

It most definitely not a good use of resources, unless of course the purpose is to collect revenue. Why aren't they arresting gang members? Why are they closing down the illegal drug trade? The answer? Ticketing speeders and drunks is fast, easy, and doesn't require much thinking.

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: hadenuf ()
Date: October 30, 2013 03:45PM

2239 drivers are stopped and questioned. 2 are charged with DWI and 8 receive a summons. In other words, 2229 innocent drivers are harassed, delayed, frightened and interrogated.

Thank you comrade

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: 4NVWm ()
Date: October 30, 2013 11:29PM

hadenuf Wrote:
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> 2239 drivers are stopped and questioned. 2 are
> charged with DWI and 8 receive a summons. In other
> words, 2229 innocent drivers are harassed,
> delayed, frightened and interrogated.
>
> Thank you comrade


LOL

what a bitchy cunt

when a drunk drivers kills you, your family, your children, please let us know if you would still like the police to lay off fighting drunk driving

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: hadenuf ()
Date: October 31, 2013 01:14PM

No one is complaining about police fighting to keep drunk drivers off the road. It is the sobriety checkpoints that cause the concerns.

Your writing and language skills provide a clear view of your intelligence level.

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Re: Checkpoints this past Fri. and Sat.
Posted by: Mikeymike ()
Date: October 31, 2013 10:38PM

4NVWm Wrote:
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> hadenuf Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > 2239 drivers are stopped and questioned. 2 are
> > charged with DWI and 8 receive a summons. In
> other
> > words, 2229 innocent drivers are harassed,
> > delayed, frightened and interrogated.
> >
> > Thank you comrade
>
>
> LOL
>
> what a bitchy cunt
>
> when a drunk drivers kills you, your family, your
> children, please let us know if you would still
> like the police to lay off fighting drunk driving

Do the fucking math. This shit is not affordable, doesn't work, and harasses innocent people. If you think fucking with 99% of the people to get at 1% of the criminals is okey dokey, you are a sheeple fuckstick. Go back to civics 101. Study some fucking history while you are at it. Then come back and try your hand at American citizenship again. Moron.

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