Bradenton is the main city within Manatee County. The Bradenton Police Department has 109 sworn law enforcement officers. The Bradenton Police Department is located at 100 10th Street West, which is located downtown near the City Pier and Waterfront Park. The Bradenton Police department made 133 DUI arrests in 2007. The agency does not have a dedicated DUI unit but several vehicles are equipped with in-car cameras which will record a motorists performance in the roadsid field sobriety tests. Typically when an officer in Bradenton makes a DUI arrest, the person is transported to the Manatee Count Jail at the port for an evidentiary breath test on the CMI intoxilyzer 8000. In order for the breath test to be valid, the machine must collect two valid samples that measure .02 of each other.
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