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Today is “All Out Day”

You may notice more troopers on the roadways today - Thats because today is "All Out Day." All sworn officers from all ranks of the state Highway Patrol will take to Ohio roadways Friday in a safety and awareness campaign the agency is calling “All Out Day.” All available units will be out on the road…
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Ohio OVI Law: Impairment by Drugs

Ohio is making the transition to using the Drug Recognition Expert protocol in apprehending and prosecuting impaired drivers.   DRE refers not only to the officers themselves, but to the 12-step procedure that these officers use. DRE was developed by police officers from the Los Angeles (California) Police Department. In 1979, the Drug Recognition program received the official recognition…
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Super Bowl DUI Patrols 2013

This weekend, more than 81 local law enforcement agencies around the state will be conducting more than 1,925 hours of enforcement activity and 1,100 hours of saturation patrols, funded by federal grants provided through OTSO.  The FBI compared saturation patrols vs. checkpoints in Ohio, Missouri and Tennessee.  The study showed that "Overall, measured in arrests…
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Dayton DUI Update: Drunk Driving Arrests Up/Fatalities Down

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, OVI arrests are up and OVI-related fatal crashes are down.  In a release on their website today, the OSP stated, "through May of this year, troopers have made 10,459 OVI arrests - which is an increase of 915 arrests during the same time period last year.  During this…
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Federal Court Overturns Bogus DUI

Sober woman sues after being jailed on a false drunk driving charge. When courts acquiesce to lowering the standards for arrests and heighten the importance of placing people under arrest for the political crime of OVI, injustices are sure to follow.  Just such an injustice was done to Catrena Green and she’s fighting back! Green…
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State Patrol to Increase Presence on U.S. 35

The Dayton Daily News is reporting that the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be stepping up its enforcement efforts along U.S. 35 in Greene and Montgomery Counties beginning March 1st.  The patrol said U.S. 35 is consistently a top crash route in Montgomery and Greene counties. Their increased presence is designed to reduce fatal and…
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Springfield DUI Checkpoint Tonight (Feb 11, 2011)

There will be a sobriety checkpoint tonight according to the Clark County OVI Task Force. The checkpoint will begin at 11 p.m. and will be located at state Route 40 and U.S. Route 68 in front of Snyder Park, according to the release. The checkpoint will be carried out by the Clark County OVI Task…
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Ohio Holiday Enforcement Initiative

Patrol announces two-week Holiday enforcement initiative The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced statewide plans for a two-week enforcement initiative which will begin Veteran's Day and run through Thanksgiving weekend in an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes on area roads, while also arresting impaired drivers, apprehending wanted felons and interdicting drugs and weapons.  This…
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Ohio State Highway Patrol Posts

The following is a contact list for our local Ohio State Highway Patrol Posts.  HERE is a link to their main site. Greene County Xenia Patrol Post 517 Union Road Xenia, OH 45385 phone: (937) 372-7671 Montgomery County Dayton Patrol Post 400 Smith Drive Clayton, OH 45322 phone: (937) 832-3674 Auglaize County Wapakoneta Patrol Post…
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