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(102.1 The Edge)   New program seeks to cut down on drunk driving arrests, offers free rides home if the person has had a couple drinks and doesn't want to risk it. Specifically, drunk police officers   (kdge.com) divider line 8
    More: Interesting, police officers, M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, drunk driving, taxiing  
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2556 clicks; posted to Main » on 25 Jan 2013 at 8:48 PM (2 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-01-25 09:56:29 PM  
2 votes:
While the rest of us just wish buses and trains ran until after the bars close.
2013-01-25 08:35:14 PM  
2 votes:
The rides aren't free, they're paid for by the union. I'm okay with this program.
2013-01-25 10:33:39 PM  
1 votes:
Free for officers...........the rest of us (their employers) do not have. So we get tazed and arrested.


Hell of a deal.
2013-01-25 10:05:00 PM  
1 votes:
hmm, last I remember, MADD had a record of opposing programs like this (free rides home). Wonder what changed?
2013-01-25 09:32:56 PM  
1 votes:

Mugato: brimed03: A professional organization makes a clear-eyed assessment that its membership is not perfect and pays for a positive, preventative measure to protect its reputation, its members, and the public at large.

If you're a cop.


Any organization could do this and many do.
2013-01-25 09:24:18 PM  
1 votes:
If you're out on the town and had a few too many pops, there is a free driver service for you. All you have to do is get behind the wheel and careen out on the road. Either the paramedics or the friendly officer will be glad to drive you. However, it won't be the destination you wanted to go to.
2013-01-25 09:05:34 PM  
1 votes:
A professional organization makes a clear-eyed assessment that its membership is not perfect and pays for a positive, preventative measure to protect its reputation, its members, and the public at large.

I'm good with this.
2013-01-25 08:58:04 PM  
1 votes:
"But it has been one of the program's key elements and organizations like MADD hate to see officers arrested for something they can avoid." ... But love to see it for the rest of the scum, I mean population.
 
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