the "Complete" Traffic Stop
Course Length: 1 Day (8 Hours)
Complete Traffic Stops" is not a program that depends on
grants or extra resources. It is philosophy. With renewed focus,
through this workshop, efficiency is improved; and resources are
maximized. The workshop is designed for state and local enforcement
officials who are interested in enhancing their traffic enforcement
activities or developing a traffic enforcement program to serve
as an effective means to deter and detect criminal behavior. The
program is easily adaptable to state, municipal, or county traffic
laws and individual departmental policies and procedures. Implementation
of similar programs has served to increase productivity, positively
motivate personnel, and enhance individual officer safety.
of training are:
a. To discuss
the relationship between traffic and criminal enforcement.
b. To learn specific techniques to detect criminal activity
after the stop.
c. To show how officers should safely view every traffic stop
in totality before developing preconceived ideas about the outcome.
d. To show officers how looking beyond the ticket traffic enforcement
is an effective strategy to reduce both crimes and crashes in
e. Help heighten officer awareness of potential civil rights
implications of actions and professionalism at the traffic stop.