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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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Video: Ore. motor cop avoids near-collision with sedan

Police released the video to help promote roadway safety - Full Story

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Man convicted in death of NY officer who was hit by another driver

Prosecutors say Nassau County Officer James Olivieri's October 2012 death was the man's fault - Full Story

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Video: Mo. officer fires at suspect trying to run him over

Video: Mo. officer fires at suspect trying to run him over

An internal investigation concluded the officer acted within department policy - Full Story

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Ticket vs. warning: When does one win out? Jason Hoschouer - Motors and Monies

Ticket vs. warning: When does one win out?

A driver's attitude and history can influence the decision to issue a ticket as much as traffic conditions and the infraction itself - Full Story

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Video: Handcuffed Okla. suspect steals cruiser containing K-9 during stop

The suspect moved the cuffs from his back to the front of his body, hopped in the driver’s seat and took off - Full Story

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License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

"It is a tremendous amount of workload that has been increased due to this new technology" - Full Story

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3 killed after brief police pursuit in San Francisco streets

3 killed after brief police pursuit in San Francisco streets

Three people died in a fiery crash after a car fleeing authorities crashed into a taxi - Full Story

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6 tips for safe and successful traffic stops Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

6 tips for safe and successful traffic stops

Before you even turn on the lights, there are a lot of tasks you need to complete - Full Story

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Video: Suspect ejected during Idaho pursuit, rollover

Video: Suspect ejected during Idaho pursuit, rollover

After the crash, the man tried to evade the officer on foot - Full Story



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