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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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June 12, 2014
Calif. officer dies after car crash

Calif. officer dies after car crash

33-year-old officer died Wednesday just weeks after he was seriously injured in a car crash - Full Story
June 11, 2014

Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor - Full Story
June 11, 2014

NY assigns town officials cars with sirens, lights

The lights and sirens allow the 16 officials to quickly respond to events "to assess imminent threats to the public" - Full Story
June 10, 2014

Utah cop on leave says he didn't refuse to work gay pride parade

Attorney for officer who was placed on leave for refusing an assignment to work a gay pride parade last weekend said Monday that his client has been defamed - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Calif. police ask for funds to double helicopter's air time

Department is asking the City Council to set aside $397K to double the amount of time helicopter can spend patrolling Oakland - Full Story
June 09, 2014

LA suspect arrested after pursuit, armed standoff

Man armed with a rifle climbed onto the roof of a home after a pursuit Monday and then barricaded himself in a house - Full Story
June 09, 2014
Ariz. police helicopter crashes, pilots OK

Ariz. police helicopter crashes, pilots OK

In the 15 seconds between complete engine failure and hitting the ground, officers were able to locate a field and make a hard landing - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Video: Lawsuit filed in deadly NM parking lot shooting

Man was suspected in an armed robbery when he pulled his car into a bustling Walmart parking lot in March 2010 - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Miami cops impound Lyft cars in ride-sharing sting

County has escalated its enforcement of the defiant car-service industry, joining forces with the Miami-Dade Police Department to catch scofflaw drivers - Full Story
June 09, 2014

Texas police chief assists in drunk driving arrest

Chief followed the driver for about two blocks before pulling the driver over - Full Story



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