As members of the criminal justice system, judges are impartial administrators of the law. Judges who preside over drunken driving cases need to be equipped with specific information about the challenges often faced by the judiciary as a drunken driver moves through the criminal justice system. More
Prosecutors and members of prosecution teams are often at a disadvantage during drunken driving cases as defense teams are often well-funded and may have many more resources at their disposal. More
Members of the law enforcement community are actively involved on the front lines of the impaired driving issue. They regularly encounter dangerous situations and deal with drunk drivers on our roads and highways. More
Probation and parole professionals work to sustain adherence and accountability to punishments being served by DUI offenders. These professionals work simultaneously with the courts and with offenders in the community to help ensure that persons convicted of drunk driving remain compliant with their sentence. More
AAA observed the need to pull together information about potential solutions to common problems often faced by judges, prosecutors, probation officers and law enforcement as a drunken driver moves through the criminal justice system.
Most of the information presented herein was produced by government agencies, universities, and professional associations serving criminal justice professionals. AAA has compiled resources including, but not limited to scientific research reports, case studies, and state laws.