In October the Jefferson County Council rejected a $22,000 federal grant to conduct sobriety and safety checkpoints in the county, but now they have decided to accept the money but only use it for sobriety checkpoints. Continue reading
On December 6th, 2013 a roadblock was set up on O’Fallon where police asked citizens to provide breath, blood, or saliva DNA samples.
Please fill out our short survey on DNA checkpoints in Saint Louis. It is quick and easy, and will help is in our fight against DNA roadblocks. Continue reading
The Jefferson County Council’s decision to turn down funding for checkpoints was the first in the state. The refusal was due to citizen’s and council member’s concerns over the intrusiveness and constitutionality of safety checkpoints. Continue reading
Updated Dec. 16th, 2013, 3:29pm: Many police agencies in Greater Saint Louis and surrounding areas have announced sobriety checkpoints and increased DWI saturation patrols for December, 2013. Continue reading
The city of Pine Lawn near Saint Louis, Missouri has about 3,200 residents, but expects to collect around a million dollars from their speed cameras. Pine Lawn says the money will be used for streets, not salaries, but said the money could be used for whatever they see fit. Continue reading
YOU ASKED: “If I’m not breaking the law, the PD has no right to stop me at these checkpoints so I don’t have to show them my license, insurance, etc, right?” Continue reading
Police agencies in Saint Louis County, Saint Joeseph and Macon County will be conducting sobriety checkpoints to look for drunk drivers and other violations throughout the month of November.
The Saint Louis County Police Department has announced that they will conduct sobriety checkpoints throughout the month of November, 2013 in undisclosed locations. Continue reading
Updated 10/15 4:09pm: A few police agencies have announced sobriety checkpoints for the Greater Saint Louis area for October 2013. If we see more announcements we will add them to this list. Some police agencies do not announce checkpoints ahead of time. Continue reading
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