30 Oct

Police are known to use a number of tricks to hide radar from unsuspecting motorists. Some police dress up like road maintenance workers and sometimes even have real road maintenance vehicles to add to the deception when running radar. Surveyor …

27 Oct

The Glastonbury Police in Connecticut have donated one of the earliest police traffic radars built to The “National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Museum” scheduled to open in 2009. The radar was first used by Glastonbury police in 1948 and …

25 Oct

The Hayward Police Department received a grant that will use to purchase the latest high-tech equipment used nationwide to combat reckless motorists.
This funding will be used to purchase laser speed-tracking guns (radar guns). The department has been using laser …

25 Oct

Speeding on residential streets has become a chronic and even seems unsolving problem. As a police officer who operated radar in the early ’70s, I submit that speeding was a chronic problem then, but now it got even worse. Maybe …

25 Oct

I think that every mom will understand my feelings and inside worries about every child (not only ours) stepping inside the school bus. Every time I say good-bye to my son, I start praying and asking God to keep him …

23 Oct

DANVILLE VILLAGE, OHIO is planning to finance a loan (fixed 5.25% interest rate for 5 years) to purchase a new police cruiser. Buy using a third party to install extras (including radar) the village expects to save a few thousand …

20 Oct

The Virginia State Police recent effort (called Operation Air, Land and Speed campaign) enforcing speed limits has netted 5,231 citations. Police used both stationary and moving radar as well as aircraft (to time vehicles) to catch speeders. Besides speeding tickets …

18 Oct

The Royal Cayman Islands police recently purchased 26 new vehicles and 5 motorcycles. The new police vehicles are unmarked and intended mainly for traffic enforcement. The unmarked cars are equipped with flashing headlamps, covert blue lights, sirens, and of course …

16 Oct

In Crystal River, Florida two lidars (laser radars) were improperly calibrated between November 2004 and February 2006 (16 months). Police claim they do not know and cannot determine how many speeding tickets were issued during the questionable time period. However …

15 Oct

Until recently the city of Chicago operated a limited number of police radars (all fixed mounted microwave systems). Police state they had about a dozen radars, at least one city alderman claims police only had 3 to 5 radars at …