Phoenix Law Enforcement Association

ARS 28-3511 Optional or Mandatory?

A recent incident occurred on April 2, 2010, involving a PPD motor officer who stopped a vehicle for speeding, discovered the operator had two suspensions against his license and  then prepared to tow the vehicle per ARS 28-3511.  There was ensuing controversy over the issue of preferential treatment when a patrol Lt. made a decision not to tow the vehicle (CLICK HERE to read the related web posting on the incident).  News 5 recently reported on this incident as seen in the video below.