Drunk Driver Calls 911, Asks Cops to Arrest Him

The Polk County, Fl., Sheriff’s Office is commending a man for alerting authorities about a drunk driver on New Year’s Eve: him. Michael Lester, 39, called 911 shortly before 9 p.m. to report that he was driving drunk “all over Winter Haven.” When a dispatcher asked his location he said, “I dunno. I’m drunk. I don’t know where I’m at.” 

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A More Critical Media Boosts Police Reform, says Study

The mainstream press is less likely to favor authorities in cases of police misconduct, according to a study of how three newspapers reported on deadly use-of-force incidents. The shift in coverage is a key driver of debates over the future of policing, argues the forthcoming analysis in the Police Quarterly.