Law Enforcement Phlebotomists - Expanding Job Requirements for Police Officers

Law Enforcement Phlebotomists - Expanding Job Requirements for Police Officers

This week, Bellingham DUI attorney, Jonathan Rands, discusses a bill that proposes enabling law enforcement officers to have the ability to draw blood from a person immediately upon suspicion of a DUI. Although officers will be required to become certified technicians by completing thorough Phlebotomy training, the non-sterile environments in which blood could be drawn poses a concern on the validity of blood test results as well as introduces the possibility of malpractice by potentially endangering citizens’ health.

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