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Sem N Oo Rk wHN 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 20 that? A. Well, no, not necessarily. I don't know what he was thinking All I know is he ran the lights which is a traffic violation and it's a gross traffic violation. Q. Let's talk about quotas. What's the policy on DWI arrest quotas in Dallas presently? Is there one, verbal or written? A. Well, I mean, as far as quotas, I mean, you do have to do your job. Okay. They do expect you to arrest DWI's. Okay. As far as quotas we were told that we should be able to arrest at least two a night And this was as of possibly maybe November. Q. Right. And that's not what you want. I mean, you don't want the quota system out there, do you? A. Well, I wouldn't call it a quota system it's just a -- it's just a -- basically what you're aiming for. Okay. What you're aiming. What they feel that you should be able to do. But it's -- I think it's -- can be unreasonable at times because judging from sometimes during the day, during the weekdays, Wednesdays, it's tough out there. It's not a really real drinking day. Thursdays, possible. Fridays possible. Saturdays, possible. Okay. But if we go with the blood warrants then it's highly unlikely I LETICIA MARTINEZ PETERSON, OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT #5 (214) 653-5646 oar ON 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 21 mean, it's tough out there. Q. When you first got out of your car I don't think you had your cap on that night, did you? A. I usually -- when it's -- it gets below 60 degrees I usually have a hat on. Q It was about 40 that night, wasn't it? It was fairly cold? A. I wouldn't say 40 because -- I couldn't tell you what it was. But it was a little chilly. It was cold. Q. Okay. When you're nervous and then you're cold on top of that it kinda compounds the issue, doesn't it, as far as being nervous. Nervous and cold it makes it worse, doesn't it? A. I wouldn't say that. I mean, it just depends on that person. I mean, if you're asking me have 1 dealt with nervous people, yes, I have. And usually when I deal with nervous people they'll tell me, Officer, I'm nervous. I'm shaking In this case he didn't appear like he was nervous or shaken or anything of the sort. Q. You felt his speech was slurred. You think other people might disagree with your opinion? A. I mean, that's the jury right there. I mean, they heard it. I mean, if you really listen to his LETICIA MARTINEZ PETERSON, OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT #5 (214) 653-5646