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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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February 15, 2014

Mo. cop struck, injured by truck sliding on ice

The officer was inspecting an earlier crash on the roadway when the truck spun out of control and struck him - Full Story
February 14, 2014

Video: Dash cam captures near-collision with cruiser at crash scene

Dash cam released by police department catches a vehicle narrowly avoiding a collision with a patrol car as an officer responds to an accident - Full Story
February 13, 2014

Lawsuit tossed against Minn. deputy in red-light crash

Personal-injury lawsuit will be dismissed against a deputy who crashed into and critically injured a woman while responding to a call - Full Story
February 13, 2014

Video: Oakland sideshow crowd fire guns, throw bottles at police

As social media videos show, Oakland’s illegal sideshow scene runs rife with a lack of respect for life or the police - Full Story
February 13, 2014

Video: Man smashes LAPD cruiser windows in front of Darth Vader

The incident occurred about 1 p.m. Tuesday as the man smashed the windows - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Mo. judge orders stop to red light camera enforcement

City is prohibited from attempting to enforce the ordinance, sending violation notices, processing payments or sending collection letters relating to the tickets - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Video: Armed suspect attempts escape, TASERed during stop

Albuquerque police have released body camera footage capturing a tense traffic stop on Jan. 12 - Full Story
February 11, 2014
Ore. man jailed after sleeping in police cruiser

Ore. man jailed after sleeping in police cruiser

Police arrested the homeless man who spent the night sleeping in the back of a patrol car and then couldn't get out - Full Story
February 10, 2014

New Colo. patrol program takes data-driven approach

DDACTS is an operational model that integrates location-based crime and traffic crash data to determine the most effective methods for deploying police - Full Story
February 09, 2014

Police: NM ambulance hijacked with sleeping worker inside

Police have arrested a man and a woman accused of driving off in the ambulance around 3 a.m. Saturday while it was parked outside a medical center - Full Story



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