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Vehicle Incidents and Issues

Vehicle Incidents and Issues

The Vehicle Incidents and Issues topic deals with issues related to specialized patrols like motorcycle units as well as vehicular risks and challenges to law enforcement, including vehicle crashes involving police and vehicular assaults against officers. From single-car traffic accidents to high-speed pursuits, most law enforcement injuries and fatalities occur in, or immediately outside of, a police officer’s vehicle.
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3 suspects captured after Okla. cop shot in head

Officer is recovering from non-life threatening wounds - Full Story

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2 Fla. K-9s found dead in officer's vehicle

Handler apparently left them in his vehicle after returning to his home from work - Full Story

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Calif. hostage situation ends peacefully when suspect surrenders

Incident began when police in cruisers and helicopter pursued a man in a stolen car until he crashed - Full Story

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GPS leads pair to Pa. police station, both charged with DUI

Officers told the pair they were in a restricted area and administered a field sobriety test - Full Story

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Bystander takes down suspect who ran from Va. trooper

Witnesses say a Good Samaritan tackled the suspect, allowing the pursuing trooper to catch up and arrest him - Full Story

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Man charged in death of Colo. trooper cadet claimed his accelerator stuck

The state trooper and cadet were laying out stop sticks as the speeding suspect approached, who was travelling 90-100 mph - Full Story

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Calif. governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

Calif. governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

Under plan, drivers with lesser infractions would pay half of what they owe, and administrative fees would be slashed from $300 to $50 - Full Story

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Colo. State Patrol cadet killed, trooper injured in pursuit

Cadet and officer were hit while trying to stop a fleeing car - Full Story

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Ga. man holds would-be carjacker at gunpoint until cops arrive

Video captured a man turning the tables on a suspect who attempted to carjack him.

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Video: Ga. man holds would-be carjacker at gunpoint until cops arrive

Video captured a man turning the tables on a suspect who attempted to carjack him - Full Story



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