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California Cities Dropping Red-Light Camera Enforcement

December 13, 2010
An audit in Los Angeles revealed the program is costing the city money, because the city's share of the fine amount is only one-third of the citation.

TSP800 E-Citation Printer

December 8, 2010
Star Micronics has designed its TSP800 e-citation printer to integrate with patrol vehicles with a vertical mount stand to affix the device to consoles. Additionally, the printer's mobile power supply adapter enables in-vehicle operation, while retaining printing speed of 180 mm per second.

Unicyclist Claims Ticket From NY Cops Violated His Rights

November 19, 2010
The claim of Kyle Peterson, 26, may gain traction because it quotes the New York administrative code prohibiting bicycle riding on sidewalks as pertaining to a "two- or three-wheeled device."

NFL Star's Tweet: Officer Let Me Off for Autograph

November 10, 2010
A Baltimore County Police Officer has dodged disciplinary action, after Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice tweeted that he got out of a traffic ticket in exchange for an autograph.

NYPD to Probe Brooklyn Traffic Quotas

November 9, 2010
The NYPD will launch a probe into memos at a Brooklyn stationhouse that appeared to set quotas for traffic summonses, Mayor Bloomberg said Monday.

Memos from Brooklyn Precinct Reveal NYPD Ticket Quotas

November 8, 2010
The NYPD says there's no such thing as a ticket quota, but memos posted at a Brooklyn stationhouse say otherwise. Two notices obtained by the Daily News clearly spell out how many moving-violation summonses cops should be handing out.

Angels Night Fires Increase 30% In Detroit

November 1, 2010
Also, officers arrested 126 young people for curfew violations. Traffic enforcement recorded 33 arrests and 536 citations.

The Hazards of Traffic Stops

October 19, 2010

Pulling over a motorist can result in a simple citation or a raging gun battle. You have to be prepared for either one.

Cops Say Twin Cities Motorcyclist Hit 130 mph on I-94

October 11, 2010
An Oakdale man who fled the Wisconsin State Patrol reached 130 miles per hour on his motorcycle Sunday morning before losing control in a grassy area just off Interstate 94 near Menomonie, according to a patrol official.

Wearing a High-Visibility Vest May Save Your Life

October 5, 2010
I know what it's like to have to get out and work a traffic accident; it only takes a few seconds to don this vest. There are still some officers who resist wearing the vest and try to trump up the circumstances to exempt themselves. You're only endangering yourself by doing this.

Officers Can't Expect Communications Privacy, Maryland Judge Rules

October 2, 2010
Harford County judge Emory Pitt also dismissed wiretapping charges against Anthony Graber, who was stopped by off-duty state trooper Joseph Uhler while speeding on his motorcycle. Graber recorded the video and audio of the stop and posted it on YouTube.

Motorists Failing to Obey 'Move Over' Laws

September 23, 2010
Law enforcement deaths in the line of duty are often associated with gunfire, but traffic-related deaths -- including wrecks and deputies run over outside their cars -- outnumbered shooting deaths in 2009 and most of this decade.

Speeder Faulted In Connecticut Trooper's Death

September 5, 2010
A 32-year-old man exceeding the speed limit is believed to be responsible for the death of a Connecticut State Police trooper who was conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of Interstate 91.

DisposaCone

July 31, 2010
Vanguard ADA Systems' new DisposaCone is a disposable temporary barricade that provides high visibility and reflective surfaces on all sides like a traditional rubber cone yet weighs only two ounces.

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.

CHP Deaths Emphasize Hazards of Freeway Enforcement

June 29, 2010
Five line-of-duty deaths in 2010 have shaken the California Highway Patrol and again raised awareness of the hazards faced by officers issuing citations alongside highways with fast-moving vehicles.

Los Angeles Won't Disrupt Red-Light Enforcement To Protest Arizona

June 25, 2010
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously not to disrupt its red-light enforcement program managed by an Arizona vendor as a protest against that state's new immigration law.

Violator Buys Police Website To Complain About Speed Cameras

June 9, 2010
McCrary had headed to the site to reschedule his court hearing. When he arrived, he saw a notice that the site's domain name was about to expire. Once it expired, McCrary registered a claim to use the Internet real estate.

Ohio Court Rules Officer's Estimate Good Enough for Speeding Conviction

June 3, 2010
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a trained officer's "visual estimation" of a vehicle traveling over the posted limit is sufficient for a conviction.

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.

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