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Still Room in the Enhanced Traffic Enforcement Class

1/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

There is Still Room in the Enhanced Traffic Enforcement Class

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DATE:January 28, 2016TIME:8:00 am 4:00 pmLOCATION:Freeport Police Department, 320 W. ExchangeStreet,Freeport, ILINSTRUCTORS:Jim Linane, Chief of Police-Sleepy Hollow Police Dept. , Officer Eric Paul, Wheaton Police DepartmentThis new course was designed to provide officers with an overview of the skills needed to understand and utilize traffic enforcement techniques and procedures with better efficiency than gained through the Basic Police Academy training or from routine daily practical application. While this course is primarily intended as an enhanced course for those officers that already conduct traffic enforcement, it will build on selected portions of a number of other specialized courses provided by the Mobil Training Team. It condenses portions of the specialized courses into this enhanced program to help patrol officers recognize a larger range of enforceable violations, while carrying out their everyday responsibilities.Course topics will include:
  • The purpose of traffic enforcement
  • Balancing enforcement with omnipresence
  • Common traffic violations contributing to traffic crash/accidents
  • Overview of traffic radar and LIDAR and enforcement techniques
  • Traffic enforcement patrol patterns for increased effectiveness
  • Utilizing minor probable cause violations to remove the serious violations from the highway
  • Traffic enforcement measures which can assist in reducing traffic crash/accidents
  • Distracted driving and how it impacts unsafe driver behavior
  • Vehicle title and registration requirements
  • Driver's license requirements, including suspensions and revocations
  • Traffic enforcement of the six most common moving traffic crash causation violations
  • Illinois Traffic Law relative to a traffic crashes including recent case law
  • Equipment violations that increase the frequency and severity of traffic crashes
  • Mock traffic violation scenarios

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