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I consider that the police would be hard with those who drive drunk, even knowing the lack of staff of police.

And I ask, " He drove the car drunken." Please check this sentence, too.

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    In the first sentence, this is what you are trying to say. I am not sure if you think the police should be harsh or assume that the police is harsh on those who drink and drive. I went with the first assumption:

    "I think/opine that the police should be hard on those who drive drunk(alt: drink and drive), even if they are short on staff."

    Second it should be drunk not drunken, I am not sure about the grammar, but drunk sounds right

    He drove the car drunk.

    I think this is what you are trying to say:

    "I believe that the police should be hard (alternative: harsh) on those who drive drunk (alternative: drink and drive), even though they are short-staffed."

    Adding the word 'while' makes the sentence sound a little more natural and makes it flow better, but isn't necessary for the sentence to be grammatically correct:

    "He drove the car while drunk."

    I hope this helps! :)

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