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Resource ID: #24583
Subject: Law Enforcement
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Date: 9/13/2009; 10/11/2009; 11/01/2009; 11/25/2009; 11/29/2009; 12/10/2009

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The criminal justice system in St. Louis "has failed to punish drunken drivers." After multiple people were killed in drunk driving related accidents, reporters revealed that in St. Louis County, felony charges were not often issued to repeat offenders. Few people accused of a DWI actually have it placed on their record. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called for an examination of the broken system.

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