Police Officers are on the front line. Often times having clear video evidence of a stop can make the difference between conviction or having a wrong doer go free. But more importantly, it can make the difference in an officers safety. Patrol Witness from 247 is a digital video system that addresses these issues and has proven successful around the country.
In his 19 years of law enforcement, Lt. Andrew Hawkes has worked in highway drug interdiction, patrol, K9, investigations, narcotics and administration. In this segment, Lt. Hawkes discusses the top questions to ask during a drug interdiction stop to help lead you to your next big bust.
In 2007, Corporal Bruce McKay of the Franconia, New Hampshire Police Department was killed during a motor vehicle stop. Dave Smith examines the history between the suspect and the officer. Could this tragedy have been prevented?
In this remarkable story of survival, Jared Reston of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Department describes how a foot pursuit turned into a life or death struggle. Watch as Dave Smith interviews Reston about a harrowing, deadly encounter that exemplifies the importance of "staying in the fight."