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Are they really accidents?
from Police Driving columnist Capt. Travis Yates

In the last few weeks, American law enforcement has suffered the loss of officers in the line of duty that were described as "accidents." Two officers were killed in Michigan during two separate police pursuits and an officer was killed in Oklahoma while driving to assist another officer ... Full Story

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel with Capt. Travis Yates

Visit the PoliceOne vehicle pursuit section for updated news and research

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Ga. police trainee accidentally shot, killed
The Associated Press

AUSTELL, Ga.- A 23-year-old trainee at the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy in Cobb County was accidentally shot and killed by her instructor Tuesday during a training exercise, authorities said ... Full Story

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PoliceOne Safety Tip:

HGN Safety Tip
submitted by Wyoming LE Academy Staff Instructor
(Secure- Law enforcement only)
While conducting Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, one major area of concern has always been the Officer's need to focus on the eyes of the subject. In doing so, most officers tend to neglect or simply can not keep the hands of the subject in view ... Full Story

Officer Down:
Ark. trooper accidentally killed by fellow officer after chase
[West Memphis, Arkansas]

N.C. officer fatally shot in his home
[Concord, North Carolina]

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[San Antonio, TX]
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