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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.

Pa. Chief Claims Speeding Ticket Was Retribution

May 26, 2010
Miroslavna claims Vukovich made repeated overtures that culminated sometime in 2007 when the weightlifting buff approached her patrol car without a shirt on.

Digital Ally Enters Law Enforcement Speed Detection Market

May 11, 2010
Digital Ally Inc., which develops, manufactures, and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, today announced the planned introduction of its new handheld LaserAlly LIDAR System for vehicle speed detection.

All Traffic Solutions Shows Web-Based Products to State Law Enforcement Leaders

April 26, 2010
All Traffic Solutions gave attendees at the annual State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP) conference held recently in Alexandria, Va, a sneak peak at the company's Web-based traffic safety solutions.

Texas School District Wins Radar Speed Display from All Traffic Solutions

April 2, 2010
All Traffic Solutions has awarded the Eustace Independent School District in Eustace, Texas, with a radar speed display sign.The school district participated in a national competition sponsored by All Traffic Solutions and was selected to receive a radar speed display. School officials, the mayor and members of the police department gathered for a ceremony to celebrate the delivery and installation of the sign.

Curbside Justice

March 15, 2010

Encompassing everything from red curbs to alleyways, from metered parking spots to handicapped designated violators, parking enforcement is often seen as a nuisance. But it can also be a means of identifying red flags.

Failed Meters Bring Tickets, Controversy in Los Angeles

March 12, 2010
Los Angeles Councilman Tom LaBonge is investigating constituent complaints about tickets received at inactive parking meters reading "Fail" or "Dead," the Los Angeles Times reports.

Be Careful Pulling Out

February 24, 2010

In this dash-cam video, an officer pulls over a speeder and advises him to "be careful pulling out," after writing him a ticket. He'll be surprised by what happens next, after returning to his patrol car.

Texas County to Use Twitter to Shame DWI Suspects

January 7, 2010
People caught driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County, Texas, are being busted in more ways than one. The county district attorney's office is now calling them out in the status-sphere by posting their names on its Twitter page for everyone to see.

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.

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