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Fatal Shooting at Ark. T-Stop

August 9, 2012

A Trumann (Ark.) Police officer was fatally shot during this deadly traffic stop that the agency's police chief says he will use as a training video for younger officers. A fuller version of the footage can be viewed on YouTube. Read the full story here.

Kidnap Victim Says Officers 'Saved My Life'

August 7, 2012
A gas station attendant says two Louisville police officers saved his life when they pulled him bound and gagged from the trunk of his car Saturday morning—hours after he was kidnapped from the store by three people.

Ind. Cop Ambushed, Shot In Head

July 30, 2012

Fortville (Ind.) Police Officer Matthew Fox survived an ambush from a man who fired 12 shots at him, after the officer pulled him over for a busted tail light. Read the full story here.

Video: Ala. Cop Fired for Conduct at T-Stop

July 24, 2012
The Huntsville, Ala., City Council will decide whether to reinstate an officer fired, in part, for pulling a speed violator out of her vehicle and arresting her.

Force at Ala. T-Stop

July 24, 2012

The Huntsville (Ala.) Police Department has fired Officer Phillip Lee, in part, for his conduct during this traffic stop on Dec. 13, 2011. Officer Lee pulled a speed violator out of her car. Read the full story here.

TASER Axon Montage

July 13, 2012

TASER International compiled this video montage showing footage from field officers using its TASER Axon on-body system.

Two Wash. Deputies Shot, Suspect Kills Self

June 20, 2012
Spokane authorities say two sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded in the north Spokane area, triggering a 40-mile, high-speed gunfight that ended with the suspect killing himself.

Making Nighttime Traffic Stops

June 20, 2012

Traffic stops are second nature to most patrol officers but even the most routine activities become more complex when executed in diminished light. Let's review nighttime traffic stop safety procedures that you should know and then we'll look at some additional considerations that can help increase your safety during a nighttime traffic stop.

Video: N.J. Admits Unreasonable Force On Disabled Man

June 4, 2012
The New Jersey State Police have acknowledged that troopers used unreasonable force on a mentally disabled man during a May 16, 2009 traffic stop.

Vehicle Counter-ambush Tactics for Patrol

May 23, 2012

In last month's The Winning Edge article, I discussed how to anticipate and respond to ambushes when arriving on calls in an urban environment. In this related article, I will discuss how to handle ambushes while in your car.

Video: Fla. Felon Drives Off With Officer In Tow

May 14, 2012
A Florida man wanted for multiple charges floored his vehicle during a traffic stop, taking with him a Fort Myers Police officer who jumped into the driver's compartment to stop the vehicle.

Fla. Cop's Struggle In Car

May 14, 2012

A Fort Myers (Fla.) Police officer jumped into the driver's side compartment of a vehicle to stop a driver attempting to flee during a traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Force Science Institute Studies Sudden Vehicle Stop Attacks

May 9, 2012
The Force Science Institute has completed a new study on vehicle stop safety and will offer specific pointers on how officers can better protect themselves from sudden shooting attacks.

ACLU Sues Border Patrol Over Traffic Stops

April 27, 2012
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Border Patrol, alleging agents routinely and illegally violate the rights of Latinos and other people of color through unjustifiable traffic stops.

S.C. Deputy Fires 11 Rounds Into Sedan

April 5, 2012
A Charleston County (S.C.) Sheriff's deputy fired 11 rounds into a sedan driven by a suspect who was attempting to run him down on Monday.

Missouri Cop Struck During Traffic Stop

April 5, 2012
When the officer began questioning the suspect about a possible drug violation, the suspect accelerated backwards, knocking the officer to the ground. The officer fired a shot at the vehicle, striking it in a front tire.

Batman Gets Pulled Over

March 30, 2012

The Montgomery County (Md.) Police stopped Batman for not displaying his license plate. Officers let him off with a warning, so he could get to a children's hospital. Read the full story here.

Video: Fla. Cop Ambushed at Vehicle Stop

March 15, 2012
Following a judge's order, the Florida state attorney's office released dash-cam video of the April shooting of a Cape Coral Police officer at a vehicle stop. Officer David Wagoner survived and has since returned to duty.

Mo. Trooper Expected To Fully Recover from Shooting

March 12, 2012
A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who was struck by gunfire from a car-load of narcotics suspects returned fire, killing one and wounding a second suspect.

New Orleans Officers Wounded In Gunfight, 1 Suspect Killed

March 1, 2012
Two New Orleans police officers were wounded early Thursday in a gunfight at a vehicle stop that left one suspect dead and a second wounded.
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