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We live in a society that is more mobile and diverse than ever. Officers should learn what language resources are available before the need arises
Choosing the right driver specimen – blood or breath – may be a crucial decision in some cases
Most body camera footage must be available to the public under New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act; police chiefs and politicians are examining ways to protect citizens from exploitation without compromising accountability
Fort Worth Police Department officers attempted to stop the driver when he drove the wrong way on a one-way street; the suspect and two pedestrians were injured during the pursuit
The driver, whose blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit, injured a deputy and caused $35,000 in damage to the cruiser
Trooper Joel Popp joined the Michigan State Police in 2020; he is survived by his wife and young daughter
The city of Monona reinstated the police department’s policy that allows officers to pursue in cases where suspects “pose a danger to public safety”
The deputy driving the cruiser and his K-9 partner, Danny, were rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped inside the vehicle
Two 17-year-olds in the vehicle sustained minor injuries; no troopers were injured
The officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
"[Officer Paul Tracey] always looked out for the underdog,” Chief Kevin O’Connell said. “He was an amazing husband, a loving father and a friend to all”
The troopers, identified as Michael Abbate and Alberto Felix, were both husbands and fathers
The officer was conducting a traffic stop at the time; neither the police officer nor K-9 Hawk was injured
As Sgt. Vanessa Prentice was approaching the stolen vehicle, another driver drove up from behind and struck her
As Sgt. Vanessa Prentice was approaching the stolen vehicle, another driver drove up from behind and struck her
Police responded to a traffic accident and found a passenger in handcuffs, which pointed them to a security guard who was later found to be impersonating an officer
Officer Robert “Bobby” Garten was killed when the suspect, Richard Barrington, crashed into his cruiser while fleeing a separate traffic stop
The battery-powered Power Wheels Jeep has a top speed of 5 mph and no lights
The now-former officer admitted to being intoxicated, placed his hands behind his back and uttered “let’s go,” according to the arrest report
As the officers were conducting field sobriety tests on a driver who was going 106 mph in a 55 mph, a driver crashed into an officer’s unoccupied cruiser
The driver “was kind enough to make us a new access gate to our motor pool,” the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said
“The dog was given to an acquaintance of the driver to take care of while the party was in jail. The dog does not face any charges and was let go with just a warning”
“We see strange things in our line of work, but that’s toward the top for sure,” Franklin County Sheriff Jeff Richards said
Twenty-two officers have been moved into the traffic patrol division for one month to focus on impaired drivers and the deadliest city streets
“The fact we’re barely five months into the year is beyond alarming,” Jim Palmer, executive director of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association said
During a conversation about field sobriety tests, Jeremiah Johnson was “evasive,” drew a handgun and shot St. Croix County Deputy Kaitie Leising
The woman was in various states of undress, pushing her car, before Flathead County deputies caught up with her
The 2021 final numbers confirmed earlier estimates showing a 10.5% increase in deaths over 2020