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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Video: Police roadblock scatters stunt motorcycle riders

A group of bikers claims police used "excessive force" by creating a roadblock - Full Story

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N.J. driver license face-recognition technology prohibits smiles

New Jersey launched new face-recognition software that forbids license applicants from smiling widely or making other exaggerated facial expressions - Full Story

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Video: Officer saves woman from drunk collision

Video: Officer saves woman from drunk collision

Lubbock Police Officer Philip Standefer's quick actions as he pulled a woman from the path of an approaching squad car that had been slammed into by a drunk driver.
(PoliceOne Image) Putting his life on the line

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Video: Officer saves woman from drunk collision

Lubbock, Texas Officer Philip Standefer's quick reaction saved woman who had just been in minor traffic collision - Full Story

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An argument in favor of 'professional courtesy'

An argument in favor of 'professional courtesy'

Professional courtesy — giving a break to a fellow (or retired) officer — has been discussed in many forums, with both positive and negative opinions. But in the long run, aren't there enough criminals out there to catch and arrest? - Full Story

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Miami police fire cop pulled over by FHP

Video of the pursuit and arrest ignited an apparent feud between Miami police and the FHP - Full Story

Columns

An argument in favor of 'professional courtesy' Keith Bettinger - Musings of a Retired Cop

An argument in favor of 'professional courtesy'

There are enough criminals out there to catch, arrest, and to whom you can write summonses - Full Story

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NC trooper killed deploying stop sticks

NC trooper killed deploying stop sticks

Highway Patrol officials say Trooper Bobby G. Demuth was struck and killed Saturday morning near Spring Hope - Full Story

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Md. trooper recovering after hit by truck on dash cam

Md. State Police trooper was hit by a tractor-trailer while writing ticket - Full Story

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Texas to open fastest US highway with 85 mph limit

Higher speed limits get people to their destinations faster, but officials worry about the tradeoff - Full Story



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