201405.28
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Fourth Avenue Jail to Offer Substance Abuse Program

The much overdue substance-abuse program finally makes its way into the Fourth Avenue Jail in downtown Phoenix, and is available to those inmates who need it the most. The intensive substance-abuse program, known as the Alpha Program, was typically only available to inmates who presented low risk of re-offending. The need to target the more…

201405.22
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Memorial Day: Celebrate Safely

Last year on Memorial Day, most Arizonans made the wise choice to not drink and drive, but those who did were extremely under the influence. According to statistics from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the average blood alcohol level was .153—almost twice the legal limit. In Arizona, .153 is considered an “extreme DUI.” (Legal…

201401.23
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Justin Bieber Charged with Drunken Driving

Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after police saw the young star street racing in a yellow Lamborghini shortly after 4 am Thursday, January 23, 2014, reports Miami Beach police. Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Martinez told reporters, a Miami Beach officer witnessed Bieber driving his…

201401.08
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Will My Mug Shot Be Posted On The Internet?

Answer: Possibly. Not all agencies release official records and mug shots. Depending on the county in which you were arrested, your mug shot may or may not be posted online. As of December 2012, counties in Arizona that post mug shots are: Apache, Gila, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, and Yuma. Possible websites where your…

201312.03
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Who Gets a SIIRDL and Where Can I Drive With One?

Who Gets a SIIRDL? After January 1, 2012, and upon application only (i.e., you must go to MVD and apply), a SIIRDL is available to anyone with a class D or G license suspended or revoked due to: 1) Refusing to cooperate with a law enforcement officer by providing blood, breath, or urine (“refusal suspension”)….

201311.19
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MVD points on your driver record

The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) assesses points against your permanent driving record each time you are convicted of or are found responsible for a moving violation: • DUI (blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher, 0.04% if commercial vehicle): 8 points • Extreme DUI (BAC of 0.15% or higher): 8 points • Reckless driving:…

201311.12
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Reinstating Your License after Revocation

To reinstate your driver license after it has been revoked, you must first obtain an investigation packet by going online or calling MVD at (800) 251-5866. Once you provide the completed packet to MVD, it will take seven (7) to ten (10) days to investigate your case. MVD will notify you if your request has…