Speed Enforcement


Note: Always ensure officer safety

The officer should choose a location to initiate the traffic stop that will provide, as much as possible, a safe environment for the driver and law enforcement officer.

1. Tracking History

The most essential component of speed enforcement & courtroom testimony

Visual observation & estimation

Audio confirmation

Device corroboration

2. Visual Observation

Target identification

Estimation of target speed

Estimation of distance to target

Check environment

3. Audio Confirmation

Pitch of audio

Clarity of audio

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