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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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July 03, 2015

1 dead, 2 injured after Detroit pursuit ends in crash

The crash follows another recent police pursuit that ended fatally - Full Story
July 03, 2015
Calif. K-9 dies in car when AC fails

Calif. K-9 dies in car when AC fails

Suffering from the heat, the dog was rushed to a veterinarian where he was pronounced dead - Full Story
July 03, 2015

Baltimore cops probe police transport van sign

Police in Baltimore are investigating a sign posted inside a police transport van that tells passengers: "Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!" - Full Story
July 01, 2015

Video: Iowa state trooper hit by semi

Trooper was helping with traffic control when a semi-trailer carrying batteries lost control - Full Story
July 01, 2015

Video: Cuffed Ark. woman steals, crashes cruiser

Suspect squeezed through a partition into the driver's seat then sped away, eventually flipping the vehicle - Full Story
July 01, 2015
Detroit officials call for stricter policies in pursuits

Detroit officials call for stricter policies in pursuits

National statistics show Mich. is one of the deadliest states when it comes to the number of people killed in pursuits - Full Story
June 29, 2015

Police make arrest after hearse with body stolen in Ga.

Driver drove right through the gates of the hospital morgue - Full Story
June 28, 2015
Driver fleeing Mich. police charged in crash that killed 2 kids

Driver fleeing Mich. police charged in crash that killed 2 kids

A parole absconder was charged Friday with two counts of second-degree murder in a pursuit that left two children dead and four other people injured - Full Story
June 26, 2015
Calif. officer killed in high-speed pursuit

Calif. officer killed in high-speed pursuit

The pursuit began during a traffic stop of an unlicensed vehicle - Full Story
June 26, 2015

Video: Wis. cop and K-9 escape cruiser fire

Officer, K-9 and equipment from cruiser were all evacuated from blaze - Full Story



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