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Video: Ohio Sgt. Struck, Killed Laying Stop Sticks

May 10, 2011
Sgt. Brian Dulle, 36, was setting up stop sticks at State Route 42 and Utica Road further south. The suspect's vehicle struck Sgt. Dulle, killing him instantly, Sheriff Larry Sims said during a media briefing.

Fla. Traffic Violator Made Fake 911 Call to Avoid Arrest

April 28, 2011
A Florida man called 911 from his cell phone to report shots fired in an effort to divert a Collier County Sheriff's deputy from arresting him for driving with a suspended license.

Police Captain Found Guilty of Illegal Bus Passing

April 27, 2011
A North Carolina police captain receives a 45-day suspended sentence for passing a stopped school bus in his police cruiser. The mother of a boy who was crossing the street to board the bus and witnessed the incident says she had to yell her son's name to prevent him from stepping out in front of Gentry's car.

400 NYPD Cops Could Be Charged for Fixing Tickets

April 18, 2011
Officers in all 12 Bronx precincts, and possibly other boroughs, will be charged for allegedly helping out friends and family by "losing" paperwork and missing court dates. In turn, parking tickets, moving violations and quality-of-life summonses would be dismissed in court or vanish before ever getting near a judge.

LAPD Officers Who Alleged Ticket Quotas Awarded $2 Million

April 12, 2011
A pair of Los Angeles Police officers were awarded $2 million by a jury for their allegation that supervisors retaliated against them after they complained about ticket quotas.

Traffic Deaths Fall to 60-Year Low

April 1, 2011
Law enforcement agencies in states with the steepest declines attributed the improvement, in part, to increased enforcement of speeding, drunk driving and seat-belt violations. Other factors include improved vehicle manufacturing, dual-side airbags, frangible power poles that sheer off at the bottom, and improved paramedic response.

Texas Deputy Succumbs to Injuries From Cow Attack

March 28, 2011
Smith County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy Robert Britton has died as a result of injuries he sustained when an injured cow charged him while he directed traffic.

Roadside Safety Introduces Duro Flash LEDs As Alternative To Incendiary Flares

March 25, 2011
The Duro Flash devices can be used by officers to mark vehicles, close a lane, direct traffic, or make a location more visible. A Duro Flash unit can also be placed under a cone for higher visibility.

Moped Driver's Sex Bribe Lands Him In Jail

March 14, 2011
Indianapolis Metro Police Officer Christin Rudell pulled over Adam Yarbrough at 11:45 p.m. Sunday. After Officer Rudell turned down the $5, Yarbrough offered a kiss and said, "I haven't had sex in awhile, so how about we do that?"

Rodney King Stopped by Officers After Driving Erratically

March 4, 2011
Rodney King was pulled over by an Arcadia (Calif.) PD police officer about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, after driving erratically in a green Mitsubishi.

Baltimore Officer's Encounter with Teen Skater

February 28, 2011

Baltimore Police Officer Salvatore Rivieri was terminated for failing to document a 2007 encounter with a 14-year-old skateboarder, who he berated for illegally skateboarding in the Inner Harbor.

Plate Hunters

February 15, 2011

The current generation of Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) technology provides officers greater detail and scanning capability to capture numbers, letters, symbols and logos on traditional, printed and affinity plates. View these photos of real-world examples of license plates captured by this technology. And read our full article, "New Developments In ALPR."

Ohio Officer Struck, Killed by Vehicle While Directing Traffic

February 15, 2011
A Uniontown (Ohio) Police officer has succumbed to injuries from being struck by an SUV while directing traffic near a school. Capt. Dan Stiles, 46, was struck at approximately 7:50 am. today. He was wearing a reflective vest, and the driver stated she did not see him.

Kentucky Trooper Stops Car, Finds Dead Woman

February 10, 2011
After stopping the vehicle, Sgt. Michael Simpson discovered an unresponsive woman. The driver told the trooper the woman had passed out, yet medical results showed she had been dead for six hours, likely due to a drug overdose.

Officer Killed Conducting Traffic Stop Along Long Island Expressway

February 5, 2011
Officer Michael J. Califano, 44, was sitting in his cruiser while writing a summons for the driver of a box truck he had pulled over, when he was struck by a flatbed truck. The collision pushed his cruiser under the box truck, and the flatbed ended up on his roof.

Traffic Fatalities Drop In Cities With Red-Light Cameras

February 1, 2011
Researchers found that in the 14 cities that had cameras from 2004 to '08, the combined per capita rate of fatal red light running crashes fell 35 percent, compared with 1992-96. The rate also fell in the 48 cities without camera programs by 14 percent.

Police Product Test: Brite-Strike Traffic LED Gloves

January 28, 2011

POLICE Magazine reviews the Smith Optics Aegis Eye Shields, Brite-Strike Traffic and Cycle LED Gloves, Magnum Spider Urban Boots, and 5.11 Tactical's Tac Dry Rain Shell.

Jared Loughner Stopped by Wildlife Officer Hours Before Shooting

January 12, 2011
Loughner ran a red light and was let off with a warning three hours before the deadly attack by an officer with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the agency announced.

Texas University Trains Officers To Detect Drugged Driving

January 12, 2011
With grants from the Texas Department of Transportation, the educational institution operates two training programs to enhance officers' abilities to identify and evaluate impaired drivers. The programs are offered free of charge to municipal, county and state law enforcement personnel at locations throughout the state.

Traffic Control 101

January 10, 2011
Most academies show a presentation and tell you your Field Training Officer (FTO) will properly instruct you. The reality is your FTO will wheel into a crash scene, check for injuries, and tell you to handle traffic. Here lies the problem — no real instruction, and please be mindful of your hand gestures.
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