I have one objective...
I will never allow myself to lose the battle If knocked down, I will always get up if I’m wounded I will not die. My opponent will never win I have one objective, to win the fight. I will train harder than my opponent. I will fight smarter, with more determination and with all my strength and power. I will attack with all my strength and power. I’ve trained for war, and I’m prepared for victory....
(S.T.O.P.S.) - Strategies and Tactics Of Patrol Stops
Strategies and Tactics Of Patrol Stops are designed to do just that. Using principles proven and instructed at many State Law Enforcement Academies, the (S.T.O.P.S) program will give your patrol officers the tactics and know-how needed to safely conduct vehicle traffic stops, reduce department liability and officer complaints, and teach necessary survival from both vehicular and felonious assaults.
The goal of the (S.T.O.P.S) training program
The goal of the (S.T.O.P.S) training program is to instruct sworn law enforcement officers in the following: assessment of risks and threat cues by drivers and passengers; safe positioning of police and violator vehicles; safe methods for approaching vehicles and making contact with driver/passenger; how to stop and approach vehicles other than passenger cars; case law regarding vehicle stops;