KUTZTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police department’s request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response.
The Kutztown Police Department sought three volunteers to drink hard liquor to the point of inebriation so officers could be trained how to administer field sobriety tests during traffic stops. A call for volunteers on Facebook accumulated hundreds of responses and over 1,000 shares in less than a day.
The post was soon updated with the news that the department had its volunteers for the April 4 training session.
Volunteers were required to have a clean criminal history and have a responsible party to take care of them after the training.
Participants are also required to be willing to drink hard liquor until inebriated.
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