Under the Influence: A News 12 Long Island Special Report

Last year, police on Long Island arrested thousands of drivers who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol, making them a dangerous threat to

Under the Influence: A News 12 Long Island

Under the Influence: A News 12 Long Island Special Report

News 12’s Eileen Lehpamer rides with Suffolk police's SAFE-team as they go on a hunt for drivers who are drunk and high on drugs.

See how this special unit finds and detains dangerous drivers in order to keep us safe from motorists that are driving “Under The Influence.”

Only on News 12 Long Island.  As local as local news gets.

Part 1: Police hunt for drunken drivers:
News 12 rides along with a specialized team of Suffolk police officers who go on the hunt for drivers who are drunk or on drugs.

Part 2: Training to spot a drugged or drunken driver:
News 12's Eileen Lehpamer takes a look at the training for officers who become specialized in recognizing the substances that affect a person's ability to drive.

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