Drug Recognition Experts

How Can A Drug Recognition Expert Help My Case?

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Check out the following educational legal video about drug recognition experts by Lisa A. Poch, one of our experienced Hamburg, NY DWI Lawyers.

Some of my clients have heard the term, drug recognition expert, and want to know what that means – especially if one is involved in their case. When you’re stopped by an officer who thinks you’re under the influence of, or impaired by, drugs – whether or not they are prescribed for you – he or she may not have the training or experience to make that call on their own. In that case, they can call for the assistance of a drug recognition expert – a police officer who has undergone specific training and certification through New York State as and works for a police agency. That drug recognition expert can indicate whether, at the time of your evaluation, if you are impaired by drugs.

Have you been arrested for DWI and have questions about how drug recognition experts can help your case? It’s important to retain one of our experienced Hambrug, NY DWI lawyers as soon as possible to help protect your freedom and minimize your consequences. Contact Chiacchia & Fleming, LLP to schedule a confidential consultation today.

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