Arizona’s ramped up Memorial Day DUI Task Force has arrested 495 people on DUI charges over the 2014 May 23 through May 26 Memorial Day weekend, according to reports.
This number represents the fewest DUI arrests of the last five Memorial Day weekends. These previous weekends, particularly those from 2010 to 2013, show an average of 630 DUI-related arrests. This is not a reflection on a decrease in police work, as the statewide DUI taskforce averaged about 1800 police officers as it had in previous years. Continue reading