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How One Agency Is Using Flashlight Cameras

August 13, 2010

Rio Rancho (N.M.) PD purchased eight flashlight cameras from Digital Ally, Inc. that record details dash cameras can miss during a traffic stop, such as drivers fiddling with their keys or slurring their speech. Source: KOB-TV.

N.J. Officers Now Required to Explain DUI Breath Test In Driver's Language

July 14, 2010
A state Supreme Court ruling requires New Jersey law enforcement officers to explain to alleged drunk drivers in a language they speak or understand that they are legally required to take a Breathalyzer test.

Connecticut Officer Struck on Traffic Duty 'Loved Being a Cop'

July 7, 2010
Smith, 64, died today as a result of internal injuries sustained on the Fourth of July. While standing beside his cruiser after conducting traffic at a private fireworks event, Smith was struck by a Nissan Frontier.

Redneck Tasered While DUI on Riding Mower

July 7, 2010

While riding a lawn tractor, a patrol officer recognizes "Steve," who ignores commands to stop operating the vehicle while drinking whisky. Steve yells, "I know my rights," while the officer stuns him. Editor's Note: This video is likely a skit and not real, because "Steve" is wearing a microphone.

Officer Tasers Drunk Driver Resisting Arrest

July 7, 2010

This somewhat blurry clip with excellent audio shows a textbook case of the effective use of a stun gun on a suspect who repeatedly refuses to comply with an officer's lawful commands.

Acing the Tests

May 28, 2010

Experience is the best teacher for learning to spot contraband drugs and alcohol and drug intoxication in the field. But the cop needs a demonstrable standard for evidence. It's here that presumptive field testing for alcohol and drugs is most useful.

Blood-Alcohol Screening Device

February 26, 2010
The Promi-Check is a new low-cost solution for field screening of BAC. While it is not designed for evidentiary disposition, it can be used as an investigative tool to confirm alcohol consumption.

Drunk Drivers Using Twitter To Avoid DUI Checkpoints

December 30, 2009
Drivers are sending each other "tweets" that include the intersections of checkpoints, as well as text messages and an iPhone application that allows drivers to input checkpoint locations.

Arrestee Claims Female Officer 'Humiliated' Her On Reality Show

December 17, 2009
A woman has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two officers who required her to perform a field-sobriety test that was included in an episode of A&E's "Female Forces" police reality show, the Naperville Sun reports.

Drunk Driving Prevention

November 30, 2009

November brings us to the onset of the holiday season. And the holiday season essentially begins and ends with two big nights of drinking: the night before Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve.

Phoenix Residents, Police Hold Candlelight Vigil for Officer Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

October 30, 2008
On Wednesday night, community members and police gathered to honor Officer Shane Figueroa's life and service, less than a block from where he was killed in a collision with a suspected drunk driver.

Police: Iowa Man Takes Farm Combine on Drunken Joy Ride

October 16, 2008
Dominic Andrew Bjerke, 21, of LeRoy, Minn., is accused of stealing a combine and taking it on a joy ride across three properties near McIntire about 2:30 a.m.

Woman Swipes NYPD Van, Crashes

August 21, 2008
A drunken woman unhappy with the service she received at a Manhattan police station stole an NYPD van Wednesday night and crashed it into two vehicles, police said.

DUI Suspect Pleads Guilty in Officer's Traffic Death

November 5, 2007
An Arizona man who struck and killed Gilbert police officer Rob Targosz has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Authorities say Tyler Fahlman, 21, was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

Don’t Reach for the Keys

June 1, 2005

There’s probably not a patrol officer alive who hasn’t had the impulse. You don’t want an uncooperative drunk getting back on the road, so your first instinct is to reach in and take the keys from his ignition. Don’t do it.

Your Choices

June 2, 2002

What accounts for the difference between the high producers and the lower ones? Simple. The high producers have made different choices than the others.

Drunk Driver Tells All

August 1, 1998

The one-way conversation contin­ued until the tranquillity was broken by squealing tires and car horns. Doug looked in the rear view mirror and shouted, "Bill, wake up! We got a crazy coming up behind us, weaving in and out of traffic, forcing people off the road."

Prevent Confrontations Using Mind Over Muscle

August 1, 1996

While police recruits and offi­cers spend many hours of training learning physical methods of arrest, little (if any) time is spent discussing how an officer's actions may affect a subject's behav­ior and thought processes. Aware­ness of officer/sub­ject reaction can be thought of as "tactical psycholo­gy." and it is a valuable tool to include in your overall officer safety profile.

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