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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 06, 2012

Vegas police chase car with dead driver inside

Las Vegas police said the vehicle appeared to be driving itself - Full Story
August 06, 2012

Video: Officers kill Idaho fugitive

"Fugitive of the week" led police on a pursuit and struck an officer with his vehicle - Full Story
August 03, 2012

2 Calif. cops hurt by woman fleeing traffic stop

Lisa Hernandez, a parolee injured two officers when she tried to ram her way out of arrest - Full Story
July 31, 2012
Mayor gets ticket, creates own parking spot

Mayor gets ticket, creates own parking spot

A mayor who was ticketed for illegally parking his Corvette ordered his own parking spot be put into the police lot - Full Story
July 31, 2012

Wis. deputy killed in crash with tow truck

Sheriff's Deputy Sergio Aleman was driving the agency's motorist assistance truck when the collision occurred - Full Story
July 31, 2012

2nd trooper charged in 'Death Race' surrenders

State prosecutors have said the troopers sought to conceal their involvement in the escort, which reached speeds exceeding 100 mph - Full Story
July 30, 2012

Texas cop killed by alleged drunk driver

Suspect had been convicted of DUI before in a separate case - Full Story
July 27, 2012

2 NJ troopers charged in 'Death Race'

Troopers allegedly involved in an unauthorized high-speed escort of luxury cars - Full Story
July 20, 2012

Philly cop dragged a block after stop

The man provided the officer with his license and registration, then began acting suspiciously and reaching under the seat - Full Story
July 19, 2012
Trooper stops antique 'Dukes of Hazzard' cruiser

Trooper stops antique 'Dukes of Hazzard' cruiser

The trooper warned the driver for operating a vehicle improperly equipped with emergency lights and a police siren - Full Story



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