My federal pre-trial officer came today for a surprise visit. Wanted me to submit a UA, which I did not have to go. I was told to drink. So, I drank. He told me to chug my drink so I could pee. Still couldn't, so refilled my container with water. He kept telling me he would wait until I had to go. I drank, and drank by the commands of the officer. I drank so much, that I vomited profusely. The arrived around 2 p.m.. Now at 5, I am still vomiting and don't have to go. I was is no way refusing the test, made that clear. Then was forced by the female officer into my own bathroom and told I need to go. I cried because I cannot make my body do something it isn't ready to do. Besides the fact that everything I was forced to drink was now on the ground. I was told that I was making it happen because I didn't want to test. I haven't used drugs and no way refused. I was told I was stalling, and would be considered a positive test. Was told to sign a form that stated it was a refusal and to declare whether positive or negative as far as drug use. I adamantly deny using, and told them I haven't, which is the truth. Told them if I sign the refusal that I'm marking it positive.
The answer to the first question is no - that violates your civil rights. The answer to the second question depends on your circumstances, but it sounds like you are in a pretrial program where you are required to give urine samples. Assuming that's the case, they must treat you in a reasonable manner, not deliberately harm your health. You need to consult an attorney handling civil rights cases or contact the ACLU.
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