During a busy travel season, law enforcement executives pay special attention to highway safety for motorists, officers, and others. They know that by enforcing speed limits and seat belt laws, stopping aggressive driving, and removing drunk drivers from behind the wheel, police make roadways safer for everyone.
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One of the most important and visible components of a comprehensive traffic safety program is the officer actively engaged in traffic enforcement duties. For mo...
The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 expands the clinical context of medication-assisted opioid addiction treatment by allowing qualified physicians to dispense or prescribe specifically approved ...
Two converging national forces promise to revolutionize the way highway incidents will be managed in many local jurisdictions in the coming years. The first of these forces is the nationwide adoption ...
The Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office (SAO) in Miami, Florida, works closely with law enforcement officers and other partners to employ a multidisciplinary approach to abate impaired driving. ...
Traffic stops are essential to effective traffic law enforcement. But stopping on or near the roadway is one of the most dangerous facets of police work....
Twenty years ago the Posse Comitatus Act (PCA) was a standard topic of discussion only between civilian and military police and their legal advisors. Today the PCA inspires strong debate about nationa...
Police executives face the consequences of mental and tactical mistakes made by police officers during difficult events. Accurate judgment and effective decision making by police officers under stress...
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