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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.

Police: Motorcyclist Flipped Bird, Popped Wheelie, Crashed

May 9, 2008
A Long Island man who flipped his finger at a police cruiser and then popped a wheelie on his motorcycle is recovering from injuries after crashing.

New Orleans Implements High-Tech Parking Enforcement

April 24, 2008
The city has outfitted two parking-enforcement vans with cameras emitting yellow strobe lights that can scan both sides of the street, taking a digital image of license plates on parked cars and instantly checking the tag numbers against a database of vehicle owners with long-overdue parking fines.

New Hampshire Planning to Merge Highway Patrol and State Police

January 10, 2008
New Hampshire Safety Commissioner John Barthelmes says he wants to transfer the state highway patrol from the state Division of Motor Vehicles to the state police. The merger would mean that the state police would gain 80 new officers.

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.

Segway Announces NYPD Purchase of Segway Personal Transporters

May 24, 2007
Segway recently announced that the New York City Police Department has purchased a fleet of 10 Segway Personal Transporters (PTs) that it plans to deploy on patrols in city parks this summer. The use of the Segway i2 Police units will help the department increase patrol coverage in park environments, improve emergency response times by patrol officers, and reduce pollution.

Information Display Company Quick-Change System

January 1, 2006
Information Display Company’s new Quick-Change system enables traffic engineers and police departments to move SpeedCheck driver feedback signs between several locations. The Quick-Change brackets are made of heavy-duty stainless steel plate and can be used with the company’s VSC-1520 15-inch signs. The bracket sets run for $95 each.

Rio Rancho (N.M.) Department of Public Safety

December 1, 2005

Growing along with the city has been the Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety (RRDPS). In less than two decades, the city-with a growing population of nearly 70,000 residents-has watched as the public-safety agency experienced a staggering 455-percent increase in personnel resources.

Speed Guns

September 1, 2005

New technology in radar and lidar makes it even more difficult for drivers to beat speeding tickets. The best part is many of these innovations have reduced the number of court dates for cops because the resulting evidence is so ironclad.

A Collision Course on Traffic Investigations

August 1, 2005

Like any other common task, accident investigations can become a bit routine for most patrol officers. Important details can be inadvertently missed as we try to finish up to get to the next call.

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