A DUI arrest is an involved process that requires an officer adhering to strict rules and regulations regarding initial stops and testing procedures. At the Rosenstein Law Group, our lawyers assert the rights of those arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
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Like many Arizona cities, Tempe has an unofficial “DUI Squad,” a team of law enforcement officers who focus on drunk driving arrests. That focus brings in significant revenue to the respective municipality, upping the ante for numerous arrests. These officers are familiar faces in the courtroom when our clients are facing Tempe DUI charges.
By honing in on possible drunk drivers leaving bars or driving late into the evening, an officer pulling you over could be in a rush to judgment. Finding out why the police pulled our clients over is a significant piece of evidence that can make or break a case.
After stopping you, speaking to you and observing your actions, Tempe police officers will often conduct field sobriety tests (also called balancing tests), eye tests and hand-held breath tests (using a portable breath test device, or PBT). Officers must be well trained to conduct any of these important measurements. The simplest of errors on their part could have catastrophic results on your record. If an officer believes that you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of more than .08, he or she will arrest you, and a breath test will be conducted.
At the Rosenstein Law Group, we want all clients to be aware of the following “do’s and don’ts”:
Contact us 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 480-248-7666 to request a free initial consultation with a Tempe DUI arrest lawyer. We will provide you the information you need about the next steps after a DUI arrest in Tempe, Scottsdale or elsewhere in Arizona.
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