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.
A Dallas woman is recovering after being beaten and kidnapped at gunpoint after leaving an office party in downtown Dallas. The incident occurred last Thursday around 11 p.m. in the 2000 block of Bryan Street. Police say Charles Lewis Black snuck up behind the 25-year-old woman and started hitting her with a gun and forced her into her Lexus. People who saw the attack called 911 and police eventually found the car more than 30 miles away in Kaufman. Black was arrested and faces an aggravated kidnapping charge. The woman suffered minor injuries.
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