Home  >  Topics  >  Vehicle Incidents and Issues  > News > Page 12
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.
Main News Columns Videos Photos
February 11, 2015

Calif. cops try humor to grab drivers' attention

Drivers are doing double takes as they come upon quirky road signs sprinkled along a major street - Full Story
February 10, 2015

Video: Fla. lawyer sparks debate about rights at DUI checkpoints

Doubts over the legality — and wisdom — of the attorney's tactics have been expressed by legal experts and local authorities - Full Story
February 10, 2015
Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Video: Calif. cops shoot gunman after he rams cars, carjacks woman

Gunman leading police on pursuit smashed into cars, veered into oncoming traffic, stole a vehicle and ran down a crowded street before officers shot him - Full Story
February 10, 2015

Video: Fla. cops pull man from vehicle blaze

Officers responded to the scene Christmas Day and found the driver locked inside the car, suffering from smoke inhalation - Full Story
February 09, 2015

LAPD officer hits, kills pedestrian on foggy night

The bomb-squad officer behind the wheel, a 20-year department veteran, did not initially realize he struck a person very early Monday - Full Story
February 05, 2015

Armed woman killed by Calif. police after 3 carjacking attempts

Woman had pointed a gun at store security guards and then tried to carjack at least three people at gunpoint before turning her revolver on officers - Full Story
February 05, 2015

NC officer shot at while driving to unrelated matter

The car was shot at several times, but only one bullet struck the vehicle - Full Story
February 05, 2015

Dispatcher tells teen to stop whining after fatal crash

Told a 13-year-old girl to stop whining after a hit-and-run crash that killed her father - Full Story
February 05, 2015
Mass. officer shot, woman killed in ambush attack

Mass. officer shot, woman killed in ambush attack

Coast Guard member shot two colleagues at a condo complex Thursday, lit a car on fire to hamper police, planted fake bombs and then opened fire on cops - Full Story
February 05, 2015

ECD used on diabetic NH driver who refused orders after crash

An officer feared he was in danger when he twice used a stun gun on a 78-year-old diabetic driver with low blood sugar who crashed into several cars and refused orders to stop - Full Story



PoliceOne Offers

Sponsored by

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)
TechBeat TechBeat
with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)