DASHCAM: Utah Trooper Slams Wrong-Way Driver

DASHCAM: Utah Trooper Slams Wrong-Way Driver

From StGeorgeUtah.com: A UHP trooper in Davis County used his patrol car to forcibly stop an intoxicated driver who was traveling in the wrong direction on I-15. At approximately 2 a.m. Sunday, it was reported that the vehicle was driving south on I-15 in the northbound lanes of ...
Essential Traffic Stop Considerations

Essential Traffic Stop Considerations

Through the years, I have been given a lot of 'advice' regarding how to conduct my traffic stops. Some of that advice has been good. And some of it has been, well … shortsighted and rigid. Some agencies prefer their officers to perform stops in a certain way. Then they go silent on ...
Humanizing the Badge

Humanizing the Badge

After the events that coalesced in Ferguson, Mo., late in the summer of 2014, supporters of law enforcement began an earnest effort to spotlight on the overall good done by our peace officers in order to balance the negative rhetoric that abounded on social media. Books were written, ...
On Policing the Mentally Ill

On Policing the Mentally Ill

It's become abundantly clear to just about everyone that there is something mightily wrong with our mental health system. As LEOs, we don’t spend much time in places where things are going splendidly. We spend our time in broken places. And so it is with the mental health ...