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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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November 10, 2014

Trending Topics: When suspects start trouble in the back of a squad

By PoliceOne Staff From escape attempts to hidden weapons, there’s no shortage of dangerous situations... - Full Story
November 10, 2014

Drunk Fla. driver plows through scene of fatal crash

While officers were investigating the crash, a vehicle barreled through the accident scene and fatally hit a dog - Full Story
November 10, 2014

LA police kill suspect after pursuit marked by gunfire

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man wanted on an assault charge Saturday night after a pursuit that involved multiple exchanges of gunfire - Full Story
November 09, 2014

Video: Teen firefighter rescues Philly cop trapped in burning squad

A teen volunteer firefighter and another man are being credited with saving the life of a police officer trapped inside a burning cruiser - Full Story
November 09, 2014

LAPD reviewing use of helicopters following fundraising event

LAPD has launched an investigation into the department's participation in an Oct. 27 fundraiser as well as other events - Full Story
November 07, 2014
Texas deputy dies months after struck by DWI driver

Texas deputy dies months after struck by DWI driver

A Texas deputy constable injured after being struck by a DWI driver in January has died from an infection that may be a direct result of the accident - Full Story
November 06, 2014

Video: Ohio officer shot, suspect hit by cruiser

An officer was shot as several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box the suspect's car in Wednesday - Full Story
November 06, 2014
Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Man eventually tried to steal a car that wouldn't start while a police dog's teeth were clamped to his arm - Full Story
November 05, 2014
SC officer killed in crash

SC officer killed in crash

A 19-year-veteran deputy died Wednesday in a car crash after his vehicle went off the road - Full Story
November 05, 2014
Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

A fatal Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash was caused by the pilot's decision to fly into bad weather and the agency's inadequate safety management - Full Story



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