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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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August 12, 2014
Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

The luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black and white with a police-style shield on the doors, and police-related decals - Full Story
August 11, 2014
6 killed in Texas police pursuit

6 killed in Texas police pursuit

Authorities say six people have been killed, including a family of four, when an SUV speeding from police struck another vehicle southeast of Houston - Full Story
August 11, 2014
Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Dash cam footage has been released of a violent crash and a vehicular attack on an officer during a pursuit in Des Moines on August 6 - Full Story
August 11, 2014
Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday night that involved the suspect shooting the victim, then driving away in his car - Full Story
August 09, 2014

Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Video: Cops' prank on officer's birthday goes viral

Police officers at the Kansas City Kansas Police Department are a colorful bunch of people — with a sense of humor - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Conn. trooper seriously injured after car strikes him

Aaron Altenhein, the driver of a pickup truck whose bed liner had fallen off into the highway, was also hit - Full Story
August 08, 2014

NYC agrees to settle in pursuit fatality case

Tamon Robinson died in April 2012 during a police pursuit in Canarsie, Brooklyn - Full Story
August 07, 2014
Video: Police search for suspect after pursuit ends in violent crash, escape

Video: Police search for suspect after pursuit ends in violent crash, escape

The force of the impact was so great the vehicle’s engine was launched from the car - Full Story
August 07, 2014
Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-of-control concrete truck barreled downhill and slammed head-on into Allen's pick-up truck - Full Story



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