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Departments Vow Traffic Enforcement Crackdown During Holiday Weekend

Police across the country are stepping up traffic enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, focusing especially closely on distracted and impaired drivers.

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Police Humor: 12 Jokes about Law Enforcement and Police Work

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.

Driverless Car Company Issues Report on Interaction with Police

Waymo—the manufacturer of "driverless cars" now in testing in select cities across the country—recently issued a report titled "Waymo Safety Report—On the Road to Fully Self-Driving," in which the company provides information on a variety of aspects of its public safety policies.

New Jersey Officer Struck, Injured While Working Traffic Assignment

Sgt. Christopher Gehring was struck shortly before noon by a 2016 Chevy Silverado driven by a 55-year-old man identified as James Bruno, the department said in a statement.

Kansas Police Arrest Man for Shooting at 2 Kansas City Police Vehicles

Officers with the Kansas City (KS) Police Department were able to identify and arrest a man who is suspected of shooting at two parked KCKPD squad cars at the department's Traffic Support Unit.

Tech on the Go

Using a combination of mobile hardware and law enforcement software, along with newer resources like FirstNet, officers can do their jobs safely and more efficiently.

Arizona Police Use Mannequins with Radar Guns to Discourage Speeding

The Operations Division recently outfitted mannequins armed with radar guns and positioned them next to empty police vehicles in order to encourage drivers to slow down at intersections known to be the locations of frequent collisions due to speeding.

As School Year Approaches, Police Begin "Saturation Patrols" Around Schools

As school resumes in and around Knoxville, TN, officers are increasing patrols near schools, and pressing hard enforcement of speeding, distracted driving, and other school-zone safety issues.

Preventing Struck-by-Vehicle Duty Deaths

To save the lives of officers who work this country's highways, a culture change needs to happen.

Video: Hawaii Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect at Large

As officers approached the vehicle, Waiki got out and fired multiple shots — from what is believed to be a handgun — at Kaliloa, striking him in the neck and leg, officials said.