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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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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
July 23, 2013

Video: Suspect rams new police cruiser, speeds off

Seconds after a cop jokes about the suspect hitting his new BMW squad, the man in the pick-up truck does exactly that - Full Story
July 23, 2013

Video: SUV fleeing SC police veers off bridge

The officer exits his vehicle and peers over the bridge onto railroad tracks below where the SUV landed - Full Story
July 22, 2013

Ind. cop's “0INK” license plate prompts lawsuit

An officer's vanity plate is being challenged by the BMV, though he finds the message ironic - Full Story
July 22, 2013

Zimmerman saves 4 from car accident

George Zimmerman stepped out of seclusion to rescue a family of 4 after they crashed in his town - Full Story
July 22, 2013

Video: Swedish squad allegedly involved in street race

A squad can be seen pulling up alongside another vehicle, and taking off at the same time down the street - Full Story
July 21, 2013
Miss. officer struck and killed on highway

Miss. officer struck and killed on highway

Officer Bruce Jacobs had just removed a barbeque grill that had fallen onto the highway and was attempting to place it in the trunk of his patrol car - Full Story
July 19, 2013
New Ford system warns police of approaching pedestrians

New Ford system warns police of approaching pedestrians

The system automatically sounds a chime, locks the doors and puts up the windows if it detects someone approaching the car from behind - Full Story
July 18, 2013
4 pedestrians killed in drag race, suspects arrested

4 pedestrians killed in drag race, suspects arrested

A mother and her 4 young sons were hit crossing the street - only one of her sons survived the wreck - Full Story



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