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    Judge upholds MN Intoxilyzer use

    In a loss for hundreds of people arrested on suspicion of DWI, a Minnesota state court judge has found that the Intoxilyzer 5000EN's problems and limitations "do not materially impair accuracy, validity, or reliability of the results."

    Judge Upholds Controversial Use of Intoxilyzer in Minn. DWI Cases | KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul

    This has been a battle for years and hopefully we can be done with it now.
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    Excellent.
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    I wish the state of WA would go to a modern one. Preferably a field use one. The one they use is so old it's pathetic.
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    The MN BCA is getting rid of the Intoxilyzer 5000's this year. Right now, they're testing the DataMasters. I should be getting my notice in the next couple of months to be certified on that. As a current Intox operator, I get priority for re-cert.
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    I'd love to get to an intox class, but because of the new machines they're getting, it's gonna be awhile before I can.

    Our jail runs all of our breath tests. Pretty sure we're one of the only departments in the state where the jail staff runs the test, not an officer. The jail recently switched over to only running our tests if we don't have an intox operator working. Considering we only have two on the department, they still run most of our tests.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gopherpuckfan View Post
    As a current Intox operator, I get priority for re-cert.
    Well aren't you special!

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    Quote Originally Posted by krauty View Post
    Well aren't you special!
    Damn straight! Don't ever forget that!

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