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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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January 30, 2012

Md. cop dies of Hepatitis C

Officer Bill Talbert, 64, contracted the disease after a blood transfusion, treatment for injuries sustained on duty - Full Story
January 30, 2012

Former cop convicted of trying to kill 4 officers

Defendant was shot 28 times in traffic stop after he pulled out his service Glock 9mm and started shooting - Full Story
January 30, 2012

Police get boost in drugged-driving fight

Senators from NY and Ark. said police have no equipment and few have training in identifying drugged drivers, who may not show signs of intoxication - Full Story
January 27, 2012

Suicidal corrections officer arraigned in police chase

Matthew S. Strong had threatened to kill himself, so police were trying to catch up to him to make sure he did not hurt himself, but court records show he would not obey orders - Full Story
January 27, 2012

Video: Police chase ends in motorcycle crash

Video shot from a police helicopter shows the motorcycle weaving through traffic before it fails to avoid a car - Full Story
January 25, 2012

How do you police cars that drive themselves?

Self-driving vehicles are currently being tested in California, raising questions among academics and officials - Full Story
January 25, 2012
Ga. officer killed on interstate

Ga. officer killed on interstate

Officer Gail Thomas had just left her patrol car when she was struck by a drunk driver - Full Story
January 25, 2012

Video: Porsche driver pleads guilty in police chase

Officers called the chase off three times as it went on, saying matching the speed of the Porsche was dangerous - Full Story
January 24, 2012
Ky. deputy killed in 3-car crash

Ky. deputy killed in 3-car crash

Deputy James Thacker, 53, died after an accident along a state highway - Full Story
January 24, 2012

Texas deputy critical after hit-and-run

Deputy Tyrone Tyson Caldwell, 41, was struck Monday while walking - Full Story



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