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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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August 01, 2013

Video: Va. cruiser accidentally hits skateboarding teen

The teen and police agree that it was a mistake and that the video doesn't show everything - Full Story
July 31, 2013
Undercover Ga. cop killed in crash, another injured

Undercover Ga. cop killed in crash, another injured

Cpl. Thomas Keith Slay, 53, died of blunt force trauma from the crash, the other officer was in critical condition - Full Story
July 30, 2013

NJ detective faces 1st-degree murder in road rage

Joseph Walker allegedly shot and killed a man on the off ramp of a highway after one driver cut the other off - Full Story
July 30, 2013

Video: Woman's tirade shows why it's tough being a traffic cop

The officer kept his cool despite the woman's vulgar threats and child-like fit - Full Story
July 30, 2013

Video: Wis. police fatally shoot fleeing suspect

Police were cleared of any wrongdoing for killing the suspect, as they feared for the safety of their officers and community - Full Story
July 29, 2013

'Anti-texting' specialty vehicles designed to catch distracted drivers

The vehicles are part of Gov. Cuomo's plan to cut down on distracted driving - Full Story
July 28, 2013

Pa. cop injured in collision with transit bus

The officer was responding to an emergency call when his cruiser collided with the bus - Full Story
July 25, 2013

Video: Semi truck swipes squad on highway shoulder

Police released the footage hoping it would raise awareness about the Move Over law - Full Story
July 25, 2013

Drunk Va. woman drove on airport runway raises security concerns

Though police believe no harm was meant, authorities are concerned about peoples' abilities to breach airport perimeters - Full Story
July 24, 2013

Photo: Man replaced car's steering wheel with pliers

The man was arrested on a slew of charges, including driving without due care and driving in a dangerous manner - Full Story



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