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.
NOVEMBER 21, 2013, 6:24 AM|Police are using a new tool, known as the GPS "cannon," to reduce dangerous high speed chases. The device is fired onto the back of the suspect's car, and allows police to track their location through real-time GPS information. CBS News' Jeff Pegues reports. Visit http://www.starchase.com/ for more information.
Trooper Matt Zistel of the Oregon State Police was fired on by an ex-U.S. Army Reservist named John Van Allen — Allen was killed by a single gunshot wound, but Zistel is preparing to return to patrol - Full Story
You probably remember your favorite assignment. Maybe it was when you worked motors, or the warrant squad. That favorite assignment brought you many memories. Comic relief is the best form of relieving the stress of this job. - Full Story
There are plenty of examples from which police officers can choose in order to reinforce the notion that “shot” doesn’t equal “dead." One such incident is a traffic stop conducted by Cape Coral (Fla.) Police Officer David Wagoner. - Full Story