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DWI Causes Trooper To Resign

  • By James Cummings
  • Feb 17, 2015

A DWI is a serious charge, with serious consequences. You can lose your right to drive, go to jail, be required to have an interlock installed on your car, and pay higher insurance rates. You may also lose your job or be forced to resign.  

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Police Chief Arrested For DWI In North Carolina

  • By James Cummings
  • Feb 17, 2015

The police are typically the ones responsible for enforcing the laws, not breaking them. But even the authorities are not immune from criminal charges, and find themselves on the other side of the prison bars. When a law enforcement officer is arrested for a crime, they are required to defend the charges and are subject to the same penalties as are civilians.  

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Deputy Resigns Over DWI

  • By James Cummings
  • Jul 01, 2014

When arrested for DWI, a strong criminal defense is necessary for many reasons. Minimizing the impact on your driving record and keeping your insurance rates reasonable are just two of the concerns faced by those arrested for DWI. More serious consequences include loss of driving privileges and maybe even loss of employment. These measures seem extreme, especially when you consider not all DWI cases involve alcohol or the act of drinking and driving. 

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