Police responsibility to regularly maintain equipment and gear

Posted on December 21, 2018 @ 07:40 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE, Uncategorized

Author: Jim Dudley and Doug Wyllie

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In New Jersey, some 20,000 DUI arrests are in jeopardy because of false verifications due to aging and inaccurate equipment. Agencies are required to conduct regular maintenance of a variety of types of equipment, and yet it would appear that in some cases, that regular maintenance is not being conducted, putting not only convictions at risk, but possibly even lives. In this podcast segment, Jim and Doug discuss the responsibility for agencies to check to be sure their gear is in good working order.

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