The Traffic Enforcement / Highway Patrol topic area serves as a resource for the latest developments in traffic enforcement tactics and techniques. The open road affords many opportunities to catch wanted felons, help stranded motorist, and without proper protection, injure or kill the peacekeepers who patrol those highways and byways.
Thousands who have been left behind with gaping holes in their hearts from the events of April 19, 1995 may take some consolation in knowing that one cop made and incredible impact with one traffic stop. - Full Story
Whatever violations you’re enforcing — or crimes you’re investigating — think about possible common defenses and address them up front so you and the prosecutor won’t be surprised by them in court. - Full Story
Traffic court isn’t personal and you aren’t there to represent yourself — you are there as a representative of your department and your state — so try to use these seven keys to making the best of every appearance - Full Story
For the week of September 12, we're reviewing the Roll Call Reality Training segment in which Dave Smith shows clips from the fatal felony traffic stop involving two Truman, Ark. officers that illustrates why traffic stops should never be treated as 'routine.'