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New York Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect in Custody

November 16, 2018
Elmira police say an officer attempted to pull over 35-year-old Billy McGinnis on Wednesday afternoon when McGinnis accelerated, striking the officer and fleeing the scene.

Trial Begins for Man Charged with Shooting South Carolina Officer in 2013

November 14, 2018
Mark Blake Jr. is acting as his own lawyer—although he does have a public defender at his side in case he wants legal advice—as he stands accused of attempted murder of a police officer during a 2013 traffic stop.

Photo: Florida Deputies Stop "Fred Flintstone" for Speeding

November 14, 2018
"Mr. Flinstone was issued a citation for speed and became unruly and had to be detained. After further investigation, Mr. Flinstone was issued a Notice To Appear and released," the agency said.

Sexual Battery Charge Against Florida Officer Dropped

November 13, 2018
An officer with the Tampa (FL) Police Department who had been accused of sexually battering a woman he pulled over in a traffic stop in 2016 won't be criminally prosecuted.

Video: Nebraska Deputies Buy Child Safety Seats for Mom they Stopped for Speeding

November 6, 2018
Dash-cam footage shows two Nebraska deputies installing two brand new child safety seats in an SUV at a traffic stop. Deputy Jason Jones had pulled over the vehicle for speeding when he noticed that the two children in the back seat were not in proper safety seats. He radioed for help, and soon thereafter, Deputy Jessica Manning arrived at the scene, with two newly purchased child safety seats.

Nebraska Deputies Buy 2 Child Safety Seats for Mom they Stopped for Speeding

November 6, 2018
Dash-cam footage shows two Nebraska deputies installing two brand new child safety seats in an SUV at a traffic stop.Deputy Jason Jones had pulled over the vehicle for speeding when he noticed that the two children in the back seat were not in proper safety seats. He radioed for help, and soon thereafter, Deputy Jessica Manning arrived at the scene, with two newly purchased child safety seats. More Here.

Police Humor: 12 Jokes about Law Enforcement and Police Work

October 26, 2018
Unbeknownst to many in the public—but well-known to pretty much all of the men and women who stand behind the thin blue line that protects them—police officers have a tremendous sense of humor. It's time to take a little break from heavy subjects and have a little fun.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot while Responding to Suspicious Vehicle

October 22, 2018
Police in Georgia have arrested one suspect and have reportedly shot and killed another man in connection with the fatal shooting of 30-year-old officer Antwan Toney of the Gwinnett County Police Department on Saturday.

Rookie South Carolina Officer Pulls Over Mayor on First Day of Duty

October 22, 2018
Myrtle Beach, SC, Mayor Brenda Bethune said in a Facebook post that she was the subject of a traffic stop by the city's newest patrol officer—Amanda Johnston—and that she's glad she got pulled over for an expired tag.

Why Schools Should Teach Students about Policing and Constitutional Law

October 19, 2018
I've long held the belief that a year-long civics class should be a requirement nationwide. Further, these classes should include more than just the basic structure of government. Curriculum should incorporate Constitutional Law and Supreme Court cases related to the Fourth and Eighth amendments, as well as police policies, procedures, and practices.

Georgia Trooper Struck in Ballistic Vest in Gunfight at Traffic Stop

October 18, 2018
The trooper was reportedly struck in his ballistic vest. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where officials say he is expected to be OK.

North Carolina Trooper Shot and Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect in Custody

October 17, 2018
The Highway Patrol says Trooper Kevin Conner stopped a white GMC pickup truck on US701 in Columbus County at approximately 12:15 Wednesday morning. The driver of the pickup reportedly pulled over onto the shoulder and the trooper made his initial approach. The driver of the pickup then fired several shots, striking the trooper.

Video: New Texas Law Requires Students to View Video on Safely Interacting with Police

October 16, 2018
According to KFDA-TV News, the "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops.

New Texas Law Requires Students to View Video on Safely Interacting with Police

October 16, 2018
The "Community Safety Education Act" requires all high school students in Texas to watch an educational video—entitled "Flashing Lights"—to teach them how to safely interact with a police officer during traffic stops. The goal of Senate Bill 30—passed by the 85th Texas Legislature—is to define the behavior and expectations of citizens and law enforcement during traffic stop interactions.

Former Florida Officer Sentenced to 6 Years for Shakedowns at Traffic Stops

October 12, 2018
Jose Acosta—a former rookie police officer with the Miami Police Department— pleaded guilty to 10 counts of burglary, 10 counts of false imprisonment, eight counts of grand theft and two counts of petit theft and was sentenced to six years in prison. That term could be reduced to three years with good behavior.

New iPhone App Allows Users to "Automatically" Record Interactions with Police

October 4, 2018
Siri Shortcuts allows users to do a variety of things on their phone with very little prompting by the phone's user.

LASD Deputy Injured, Suspect Killed in OIS at Traffic Stop

September 26, 2018
The deputy—who was shot once in the right forearm—was transported to a nearby hospital where he underwent surgery and is listed in stable condition. The LASD confirmed a 42-year-old suspect was fatally shot in the incident.

Illinois Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Civilian Shoots at Suspect

September 14, 2018
"We were luckily (sic) enough to have a citizen on the street who's a concealed carry holder and he also engaged in gun fire with this offender who was struck one time and was taken to Cook County Hospital," Supt. Chlada said.

Video: LAPD Releases Video of Officer Shot at Point Blank Range During Traffic Stop

September 11, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department has released video on YouTube from a July shooting at a traffic stop that left an officer with a gunshot wound to her leg. The agency released the 10-minute video under a new policy that requires such recordings to be made public within 45 days of an officer-involved shooting.

LAPD Releases Video of Officer Shot at Point Blank Range During Traffic Stop

September 11, 2018
The Los Angeles Police Department has released video on YouTube from a July shooting at a traffic stop that left an officer with a gunshot wound to her leg. The agency released the 10-minute video under a new policy that requires such recordings to be made public within 45 days of an officer-involved shooting. More here. 
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