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Legal Updates

This page contains the current year’s legal cases and statutes that are relevant to municipal police officers throughout the Commonwealth, as these cases have a direct impact on how police officers perform their day-to-day duties.

7/12/22: Problem with PennDOT June 2022 DL-26A  
PennDOT's DL-26A has a massive and problematic error in it - Paragraph 3 says:
  "These are the same penalties that would be imposed if you were convicted of driving with the highest rate of alcohol, which include a minimum of 72 consecutive hours in jail and a minimum fine of $1,000.00, up to a maximum of five years in jail and a maximum fine of $10,000." 
This is incorrect, it is a max of seven years and a maximum fine of $15,000.  The PA District Attorneys Association suggests not to use the June 2022 DL-26A version until this is corrected.

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