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481Activist Citizen Pulls Over Cop, Issues A Warning

Officer in violation of state law on the receiving end of a traffic stop

In a classic tale of the hunter becoming the hunted, a police officer in Washington was recently pulled over and asked for I.D. by a concerned citizen.

34Cop Saves Woman From Choking During Traffic Stop

Dashboard camera catches cop's life-saving moves

A police officer in Michigan probably never expected an outpouring of gratitude after a traffic stop, but after saving a driver's life on Saturday he is being praised as a hero.

89Tree Falls On Police Officer During Traffic Stop

Ford Escape meets an untimely end, but officer and driver are OK

If a tree falls during a traffic stop, do you still get a ticket?

52LAPD Apologizes For Tampering With Patrol Car Recording Equipment

Devices to videotape traffic stops and encounters were removed from police cars last summer

LAPD patrol cars are fitted with devices to videotape traffic stops and encounters, and officers wear transponders on their belts that capture audio and send it back to the vehicle recorder via an antenna on the car. In summer 2013 an internal LAPD audit found that antennas on patrol cars had been removed.

188Teenager Writes Police Officer A Parking Ticket

Officer had violated three parking rules

When a teenager in Texas saw a police car improperly parked in her apartment complex's parking lot, she asked herself, "What would the cops do?" She wrote the officer a ticket.

235Ford Explorer Cop Car Is Best Selling Cruiser In America

Ford sold 14,086 Interceptor Utilities in 2013, up 140 percent from the year before

Ford's Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility was the bestselling new law enforcement model in the country last year, and signs show that won't be changing anytime soon.

8Off-Duty Trooper Admits To Smoking Crack Before Car Crash, Rescuers Say

Crashed into on-duty cop during a traffic stop

An off-duty Massachusetts State Police trooper crashed his car into an on-duty police cruiser while allegedly under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

20Carbon Motors Police Supercar Goes To Auction

Proceeds will go towards paying down more than $21 million in debt

The only Carbon Motors police pursuit vehicle ever built will go to the auction block in January. The proceeds will go to the liquidated company's creditors.

245Fake Cop Attempted To Pull Over Traffic Reporter

Ashlee Baracy didn't stop, and kept driving until she got to her office

Someone impersonating a police officer tried to pull over Detroit traffic reporter Ashlee Baracy in the early hours of the morning.

67Red light-runner has ill-advised change of heart

We've all done it before. The light is red, but you're turning right, so you stop and then proceed as soon as traffic clears. But then, just as you've committed, you spot a Crown Victoria, and your mind starts to race. Was there a no turn on red sign back there? Is that a cop? Oh snap, there goes my insurance premiums!

128Policeman shows serious motorcycle agility skills

The T-1000 was a pretty vicious killing machine, but it was also a mighty fine pilot on anything with two wheels. From what we can tell, the cop in the following video is clearly the template from which the T-1000 was cast.

33Wisconsin police use cardboard cut-outs to slow speeders

Neenah, Wisconsin has such a speeding problem that it can't keep up. Even with a full court press of law enforcement, drivers continue to speed and have even sped by other motorists receiving their obligatory revenue-production invoice. In an effort to keep drivers on their toes while also leaving time to fight real crimes, the Neenah PD will post cardboard cutouts that look like an officer pointing a radar gun in strategic locations. Like something out of Weekend At Bernie's, the paper tigers w

27Couple faces charges for busting a speeding cop

Let's set the scene here. You're a homeowner on a street with a chronic speeding problem. Short of "accidentally" dropping a box of roofing nails in the street, there's not much recourse. You could pester the local constabulary to park one of their radar trailers in your neighborhood to remind folks they're speeding; or better yet, station one of their servants there on a regular basis to write tickets. That won't be much help if one of the egregious speeders is part of the thin blue line that s

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