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The Traffic Enforcement / Highway Patrol topic area serves as a resource for the latest developments in traffic enforcement tactics and techniques. The open road affords many opportunities to catch wanted felons, help stranded motorist, and without proper protection, injure or kill the peacekeepers who patrol those highways and byways.

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Each year, the NLEOMF presents awards to departments who are committed to increasing officer wellness and reducing line-of-duty deaths or injuries
The troopers, identified as Michael Abbate and Alberto Felix, were both husbands and fathers
In one body camera video, a trooper and bystanders run toward an SUV to pull a person to safety
The injunction bans a technique wherein troopers would step away from the car, ending the official stop, and then immediately return to ask more questions on a “voluntary” basis
“We will be able to increase our efforts in making our roads safer for everyone and focus on critical areas such as distracted driving, impaired driving and speeding,” Lt. Jason Bolfango said
The driver of the truck was uninjured and the piglets were picked up by another trailer
State law requires that the raises be calculated based on the base salaries, retirement benefits and add-ons of five other departments
Evolving from community skepticism to buy-in
The trooper was driving with his family when the suspect displayed a firearm; the trooper then reported the incident to Florida Highway Patrol