DUI Stops for Motors

DUI Stops for Motors

A common assignment for motorcycle units is a roving DUI patrol. Motorcycles are uniquely qualified for this type of assignment due to their ability to maneuver through traffic and look down on vehicles. They can quickly reach a vehicle that's demonstrated signs of impairment. The ...
High-Risk Stops: 4 Tips for Better Tactics

High-Risk Stops: 4 Tips for Better Tactics

They're called “high-risk” or “felony” stops for a reason—they are inherently dangerous and potentially deadly if not handled properly! (For more on this, see my previous article “Traffic Stop Survival.”) Remember how you felt the first time you typed that license plate into the ...
VIDEO: Texas Officer Shot at Traffic Stop

VIDEO: Texas Officer Shot at Traffic Stop

Montague County Sheriff’s Deputy James Boyd, 27, had pulled over a black Cadillac for a traffic violation, and leaned over the passenger side window when the driver suddenly opened fire. The driver struck Boyd twice in his ballistic vest and a third bullet grazed his forehead. The ...
VIDEO: Watch Your Speed!!!!!!!

VIDEO: Watch Your Speed!!!!!!!

This video was released by the driver, purportedly to warn other drivers not to drive like, well, you'll see. The point is, watch your speed and wear your seatbelt. That's what Below 100 says, and it's for good reason. Fifty of the 129 police LODDs in 2015 were in vehicle-related ...