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The Truth about DUI's in Florida - Duval County

DUI's are a big business, here in Duval County.  According to http://trialstats.flcourts.org/ in 2010, roughly 3,300 DUI cases were "disposed" of by the State of Florida and the State Attorney, the publicly elected official in charge of such "disposal" either by conviction, amendment, or trial.

The first 6 months of 2011 netted approximately 1500 new DUI cases, which shows a good estimated average of 2800-3200 individuals in Duval County arrested every year for driving under the influence.  One immediate private interest with an interest in DUI enforcement is the Northeast Florida Safety Council.   Current fees associated with DUI School are listed at: http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/dui_prog.html

The Northeast Florida Safety Council operates as a non-for-profit corporation, and has a general lock on operations pertaining to DUI school.  Another level of profit which is woven into the system has to do with the network of the Northeast Florida Safety Council and the …