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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.

A Vision of the Apocalypse

November 30, 2009

I was driving into town to get ready for a late swing shift and found myself admiring the massive towering anvil-headed clouds bearing down.

Up to 225,000 Colo. Drivers Without Valid License Still on the Road

November 3, 2009
More than 200,000 people might be driving illegally in Colorado, and such drivers were involved in crashes that caused nearly one-fourth of all state traffic deaths last year, state auditors reported Monday.

R.I. Troopers Find Driver Who Fled Scene With Victim Lodged In Windshield

October 27, 2009
Rhode Island state troopers found a Providence man hiding in his closet, after he had fled the scene of a traffic accident where he had allegedly struck three pedestrians, including one that was lodged in his windshield, the agency announced.

Dallas Police Dismiss 39 'Driving Without Speaking English' Cases

October 27, 2009
The department announced the move after 48-year-old Ernestina Mondragon complained that she was cited for the charge, as well as making an illegal U-turn.

Easy Readers

October 19, 2009

Can you accurately see and write down one license plate number per second while driving at up to 100 miles per hour, even with darkness or bright sun limiting your sight? Fortunately, there are automated systems that can do this for you.

Survey: Red-light Cameras Good Concept, But Not in My Neighborhood

September 8, 2009
The not-in-my-backyard syndrome associated with power plants and waste dumps may also apply to red-light cameras in Illinois, according to a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll.

RW 420 Mobile Printer

August 12, 2009
Bluetooth enabled, Zebra's RW 420 e-citation mobile printer's modular design allows users to choose among wireless options, card readers, and integral accessories such as a vehicle mount for simplified route printing from the road.

Car Vs. Pedestrian Crashes

June 1, 2009

The major contributing factor to pedestrian injuries and fatalities has nothing to do with the motor vehicle. Unsafe pedestrian actions are the major cause. Yet jaywalking enforcement remains an extremely low priority in most police departments.

Citizens’ Complaints about Speeding

May 1, 2009

This article is constructed to give patrol officers options in dealing with citizen complaints about speeding cars.

Radar Recorder

April 1, 2009
A common problem many departments are faced with is complaints about speeding. Instead of having an officer manually gather speed data with a radar gun to determine whether a location has a speeding problem, you can use JAMAR Technologies’ new device.

NYPD Probe Eyes Cop Car Chase in Fatal Brooklyn Hit-Run

December 31, 2008
Stacey Blount, 45, of Brownsville, was mowed down Monday night by a stolen 2003 Ford van as its driver led police on a back-streets chase through her neighborhood, top brass confirmed.

Alabama Law Enforcement Teams with Truckers to Combat Aggressive Drivers

December 18, 2008
Two nurses on their way home to Walker County on Wednesday morning got more than a surprise on Interstate 65. The driver got a ticket for going 80 mph and a second ticket for failing to signal a lane change. The ticket was courtesy of Alabama's latest twist to catch bad drivers - spying them from the cab of an 18-wheeler.

Speed Cameras Installed in Arizona to Monitor Holiday Traffic

November 27, 2008
DPS is using its entire fleet of 42 speed-enforcement vans and about 20 fixed units to cover all of I-10 and I-40 in Arizona.

Decatur Releases REMS Grant Packages for Schools

October 12, 2008
Decatur Electronics, Inc., manufacturer of speed radar enforcement products for law enforcement, released special school and public safety packages today for REMS educational grant recipients.

'My Passenger Spilled His Beer,' DWI Suspect Tells Cop

September 11, 2008
When Christopher Lucero was stopped by New Mexico State Police for weaving in and out of traffic on Interstate 40, authorities say he had an excuse: His passenger spilled his beer, he told the officer.

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.

Pa. Part-Time Officer Jailed for Pulling Over Woman to Ask for Number

August 15, 2008
A former part-time Pennsylvania police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for pulling over a woman while he was off duty - just to give her his phone number. Steven Klinger, 32, was charged with official oppression, or acting outside his authority as an officer.

Hit-and-Run on Anchorage Police Car Ends in Fatal Wreck

July 10, 2008
A short police chase downtown Tuesday afternoon ended when a fleeing pickup went airborne and landed upside down in the Anchorage jail parking lot, killing its driver.

Red-Light Cameras in New Orleans Now Catch Speeders

June 24, 2008
Red-light cameras began catching drivers speeding through four New Orleans intersections Monday, but many motorists seemed unfazed by the new technology. Some still don't know the cameras are in place.
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