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a device that measures chemicals (especially the alcohol content) in a person's expired breath

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That is less than the much smaller Northamptonshire Police force, which has 400 breathalysers, issued personally to all of its frontline cops.
Cooke " West Midlands Police has confirmed that it has just 302 breathalysers - at a time when the force has around 3,500 frontline officers, including some 1,000 in its Response Units.
A BREATHALYSER test that could revolutionise cancer diagnosis is being trialled in Britain.
He said this was in line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which would ensure the provision of breathalysers to enable the corps run a pilot scheme on its patrol teams within Kaduna State Command, Lagos state Command and River State Command.
As part of the crackdown on drink-drivers, the government is committing [pounds sterling]350,000 for a competition which will see companies bring the new mobile breathalyser to market.
Mr Norman added: "New mobile breathalyser technology will enable the police to enforce the alcohol limit more rigorously." Drink-driving causes more than 200 deaths a year.
Mr Norman said: "New mobile breathalyser technology will enable the police to enforce the alcohol limit more rigorously on those who still choose to drive after drinking."
The initiative was first used at two Spar stores on Queen Street and St Mary Street where breathalysers have been used to test if people buying alcohol are too drunk.
The initiative was first used at two Spar stores in Queen Street and St Mary Street where breathalysers have been used to test if people buying alcohol are too drunk.
The breathalysers will show a positive reading if the person blows 70 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath or over, (the legal limit for driving is 35mcg).
A total of 30 breathalysers will be placed in six clubs and pubs, at a cost of PS3,000 to the group.
DO you think the introduction of breathalysers in bars in Durham is a positive step?
Hunter Abbott, managing director of Alcosense, who manufacture breathalysers, said: "Breathalysers work by measuring the concentration of alcohol vapour in your breath.