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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 30, 2014
Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

As the officer spoke with the driver he pulled over, a pickup came within inches of side-swiping him before grinding to a halt - Full Story
July 30, 2014

Maine cop stops driver for speeding, saves his life

Shortly after handing over his license and registration, the man suffered an apparent heart attack - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Video: Driver plows into Mustang during traffic stop

Dash cam video has been released capturing a driver slamming into a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road during a Texas traffic stop June 20 - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ore. deputy pinned after woman rams vehicle

Deputies broke a car window to arrest a Rock Creek woman who rammed a vehicle, damaging a patrol car and pinning a deputy early Saturday - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story
July 28, 2014
Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Man shot officer at point-blank range during a traffic stop, fled and then executed a carjacking victim moments later - Full Story
July 28, 2014
2 questioned in search for carjackers that killed 3 kids

2 questioned in search for carjackers that killed 3 kids

The manhunt for two suspects in a fatal carjacking is on hold as detectives question two men believed to have information - Full Story
July 28, 2014

LAPD officer dies after off-duty crash

Officer who was injured in an off-duty traffic accident earlier in the week died Saturday - Full Story
July 26, 2014
Philly police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

Philly police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

More than $100,000 in rewards is being offered for the suspects' capture - Full Story
July 25, 2014

Video: Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect - Full Story



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