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August 6, 2015 @ 09:00 - 10:00 MST$15
This 1 hour course provides traffic enforcement strategies as an effective tool to enhance proactive policing in the community. Traffic enforcement is proactive tool law enforcement should use to suppress and reduce crime. Criminals use vehicles to commit crimes – some are stolen and some are not. Criminals needs a vehicle to transport drugs, stolen property, in drive-by shootings, bank robberies, shoplifting, cargo theft, organized retail theft, kidnapping, auto theft, ATM fraud, DUI, and the list is endless. Making traffic enforcement a priority is critical in our mobile society and an effective tool in reducing crime.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this 1 hour program participants will be able to:
• Identify background and underlying principles of the traffic law enforcement effort.
• Describe the legal requirements which govern and control the making and enforcement of criminal laws, and traffic laws in particular.
• Explain the procedures to maximize the individual officers’ personal safety during a stop, particularly in a criminal situation.
• Explain the factors which influence the officer and violator during their face-to-face contact.