Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol

Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol

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.
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Distracted driving: The one-second safety lesson Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Distracted driving: The one-second safety lesson

When we’re behind the wheel, our attention should be focused on our driving, not on a glowing rectangular screen - Full Story

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Ohio courts knocking down construction-zone enforcement penalties

Newspaper's analysis shows most fines reduced or dismissed for those who go to court; Lt. says officers feel they are being second-guessed by courts, prosecutors - Full Story

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Portable LPR system provides options the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Portable LPR system provides options

The Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center has facilitated an evaluation test of a prototype that may provide a solution to mobile system challenges - Full Story

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Ode to the career patrol officer

Ode to the career patrol officer

Every day, every call could be your last. You are the one to get complainants knocking on the department door. Why? Because you are the one having to deal with all the idiots. - Full Story

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Ode to the career patrol officer Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Ode to the career patrol officer

The beat cop is the backbone of our profession and the backbone of every law enforcement agency - Full Story

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P1 Photo of the Week: Traffic Safety PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Traffic Safety

(PoliceOne Image) This week’s photo comes from Officer Kerri Rivas of the California Highway Pat... - Full Story

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Judge: Aurora police justified in actions to find robber

Judge: Aurora police justified in actions to find robber

The traffic stop triggered a barrage of criticism from motorists who said police blocked their cars while officers searched for the robber - Full Story

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Vroom! Nation's fastest road to open in Texas

The toll road is intended to help alleviate the increasingly crowded Interstate 35, with a speed limit of 85 mph - Full Story

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Professional courtesy: The badge on the uniform trumps the badge in the wallet

Professional courtesy: The badge on the uniform trumps the badge in the wallet

Simply put, professional courtesy is something off-duty officers of all ranks and jurisdictions should show to officers who are on duty. Remember the badge that’s on the uniform trumps the badge that's in the wallet. - Full Story

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Wash. trooper takes hit to stop wrong-way driver

When a taxi driver boxed him in, trooper knew erratic driver was heading his way - Full Story



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