Study Finds Hazardous Distractions In Police Cars

October 19, 2011 by  

MINNEAPOLIS — A new study shows that technology in police squad cars can be a hazard. The police squad car is like an office, and like many officers, Minneapolis Sgt. Gary Nelson has to spend a lot of time in this office.

“We are in these cars 80 to 90 percent of the time,” said Sgt. Nelson.

And they are not alone. The officers share space with radios, cameras, a computer – all technology critical to police work.

But Sgt. Nelson worries about all the distraction.

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One Response to “Study Finds Hazardous Distractions In Police Cars”

  1. J, Steven Lee on October 21st, 2011 5:28 pm

    Travis, I work with the North Carolina League of Municipalities. We have sister organizations in every state that promote local government in each state which make up the National League of Cities

    34 of the States sponsor insurance pools for municipal government.

    We are interested in having you come and speak. I have sent you an e-mail to the Tulsa PD, but my e-mail address is above and you may feel free to call me cell is 919 218 1976, desk 919 733 3106


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