In this video, Dave Smith takes a look at dash cam footage from an actual high-speed pursuit. This case highights two important points: 1) the majority of high-speed pursuits involve felons, and 2) a vehicle can be used as a deadly weapon.
The tragic shooting of four officers in Lakewood, WA, has prompted officers around the country to ask the question, "What if it would have been me?" In this video, Sgt. Don Gulla demonstrates a drill that allows officers to prepare an ambush.
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?