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Increased Sobriety Checks for the Holiday Season

The law enforcement perspective of sobriety checks

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    Montgomery County police officer explains what it's like to be on the law enforcement side of sobriety checks. (Published Friday, Dec. 18, 2015)

    Police are out looking for drivers under the influence again this holiday season, but for them, it takes more time to prepare checkpoints than it takes drivers to pass through.

    Many police officers volunteer their time to help with channelization and sobriety checkpoints because they've seen the dangers of drunk driving, Montgomery County Police Department Officer Vincent Romano says.

    He explains what it’s like to be on the other end of a channelization.

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