Seattle chief tells police not to drink and drive

SEATTLE — Seattle Police Chief John Diaz is reminding officers not to drink and drive.

In a memo to the entire department, Diaz says officers who are stopped should expect the same sanctions as other drunken drivers. In addition they face lost pay and demotion. After a second DUI offense, an officer is fired.

KOMO-TV reported at least 11 police department employees have been investigated in the past year for drunken driving.


Information from: KOMO-TV,

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