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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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$4.8M in gold bars stolen in armored truck heist on highway

Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night - Full Story

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Hawaii officer arrested after bicyclist killed

The collision occurred on a notoriously dangerous stretch of the road - Full Story

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Alaska cop struck by squad during suspect's escape attempt

Anchorage officer suffered broken leg after being struck by another officer's vehicle Saturday while investigating a report of shoplifting - Full Story

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Off-duty NYPD detective killed in wrong-way crash

46-year-old Paul Duncan was assigned to the NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau - Full Story

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NJ officer hospitalized after struck, dragged by car

Officer was dragged for more than 30 feet Saturday, then thrown into a parked car when the vehicle's driver swerved in a bid to escape - Full Story

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Autopsy: Teen who attempted to run over Denver police shot 4 times

In a report released Friday, the Denver medical examiner's office said Jessica Hernandez also had marijuana and a small amount of alcohol in her system - Full Story

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Minn. cop on vacation thwarts man attempting to carjack him

A carjacker picked the wrong vehicle Saturday in Florida.

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Police probe UOF in arrest of Fla. suspect who severed cop's spine

An inquiry is underway into whether officers' use of force was justified in the pursuit of a suspect who is accused of crashing into a cop and badly injuring him.

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Video: Police probe UOF in arrest of Fla. suspect who severed cop's spine

Video: Police probe UOF in arrest of Fla. suspect who severed cop's spine

Inquiry underway into whether officers' use of force was justified in the pursuit of a suspect who is accused of crashing into a cop and badly injuring him - Full Story



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