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Vehicle Incidents and Issues

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 29, 2011

Deputy killed in crash remembered as loving dad

Mark Scianna, 49, was the father of a special-needs boy - Full Story
August 26, 2011

Man reports own parking violation to Conn. police

Authorities say Andes first called police at 2 a.m. and yelled at a dispatcher - Full Story
August 26, 2011

Video: SUV slams squad car head-on

The deputy inside suffered just minor injuries - Full Story
August 24, 2011

Video captures deputy's fatal pursuit

Footage shows the pursuit that led to Deputy John Mecklenburg's death last month - Full Story
August 23, 2011

Man, 50, kills himself in front of officer

David Gardner reportedly left a suicide note and had a warrant issued for his arrest - Full Story
August 23, 2011

Tenn. Constable dies following car accident

Constable Ross Potter, 81, struck a utility pole head-on - Full Story
August 22, 2011

Pa. cop shoots, kills carjacking suspect

Officers shot and killed an East Germantown man who had been arrested eight times before - Full Story
August 20, 2011

Pa. chief pleased with bike patrol

Getting the officers out of a patrol car has increased police visibility - Full Story
August 20, 2011

Ex-Pa. officer gets $1.3 million settlement

Officer Kenneth McMillan was left disabled after a minor accident while on duty - Full Story
August 19, 2011

Video: Mich. man's feet fail to stop brakeless car

Man driving 'Fred Flinstone'-style struck two vehicles after being unable to stop at a red light - Full Story



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