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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 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
July 16, 2013

Missing Mo. woman found dead in unmarked squad car

The officer assigned to the black, unmarked 2012 Chevrolet Caprice opened the door and immediately smelled, then found, the woman's body - Full Story
July 16, 2013
Man with suspended license hits cop while texting

Man with suspended license hits cop while texting

Police say the officer, who was speaking to the driver of a vehicle at the time, sustained non-life-threatening injuries - Full Story
July 15, 2013

Texas grant to fund new computers, cameras in squads

Austin Daily Herald AUSTIN, Texas — Thanks to a recent budget reshuffling and a $95,000 grant from... - Full Story
July 15, 2013

2 NY squads struck by fleeing suspect, 1 officer in serious condition

Melvin Fraction, 25, was charged with 2 counts of aggravated fleeing, his bond was set at $750,000 - Full Story
July 11, 2013

Second video of squad theft shows cop barely dodge car

Police released footage from in and outside of a squad that was stolen by a suspect who was cuffed in the back seat but managed to slip out of the hand cuffs and drive off, barely missing an officer - Full Story
July 10, 2013

Video: Masked man attacks squad with paving slabs

When police began pursuing a stolen vehicle, 4 men jumped out and ran at the officers - Full Story
July 09, 2013

3 arrested in fatal hit-and run of NOPD cop

The driver of the vehicle that killed Officer Rodney Thomas turned himself in early Sunday - Full Story
July 09, 2013

Miss. fire chief killed in collision with officer

The volunteer fire chief was involved in an accident with the squad on their way to an accident scene - Full Story
July 09, 2013
Texas officer killed helping accident victims on roadside

Texas officer killed helping accident victims on roadside

Officer Larry Candelari, 49, was killed when a semi crashed into the vehicles that had been involved in a previous crash - Full Story



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