This week, the State of Arizona granted Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) a sum of $230,000.00 for DUI and Speeding enforcement. The funds will be used to increase patrols; pay over-time for DUI investigations; drug recognition; and detention.
In addition to having some of the toughest laws and penalties for DUI – DWI, Arizona also has some of the best Impaired Driver enforcement programs in the USA. For police officers they provide strong training programs; opportunities for Drug and DUI phlebotomy training; Drug Recognition Education (DRE); tenured prosecutor as the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (“TSRP”).; Defense Expert Banks; extra funding for special task forces such as DUI and Underage drinking; special motorcycle task forces; other DUI processing vehicles and other resources.
Arizona DUI laws