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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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April 22, 2013
Texas officer killed by repeat drunk driver

Texas officer killed by repeat drunk driver

Officer Chad Key, a husband and father of 3, was hit by a man charged with drunk driving 3 times before - Full Story
April 22, 2013
Okla. officer killed in 2-vehicle crash

Okla. officer killed in 2-vehicle crash

A teen driver failed to stop at a stop sign, crashing into Officer Douglas Hanna's truck - Full Story
April 17, 2013

Video: Fla. squad hits pedestrian, leaves scene

Both the officer and pedestrian were found at fault for their actions, the man did not have a green light - Full Story
April 17, 2013

Paralyzed OKC officer dies after crash

Chad Peery was paralyzed in 2011 when he tried to neutralize a bar fight; he'd been struggling with rehab ever since - Full Story
April 15, 2013

Man charged in fatal crash with Chicago police SUV

One occupant of the suspect's vehicle was ejected from the car and died; both officers are okay - Full Story
April 15, 2013

La. assistant warden killed in car accident

Peggy Sylvester, 50, was on her way to work when her vehicle veered off the road - Full Story
April 12, 2013

Photos: Dubai police unveil $500K Lamborghini cruiser

In a city of boundless bling, Dubai police also are in hot pursuit after adding a Lamborghini to its fleet - Full Story
April 11, 2013

Man rescues Ga. cop from blazing cruiser

The man laid on the officer to protect him when the fire prompted bullets in the squad to explode - Full Story
April 08, 2013

2 NJ cops hurt when cruiser is struck by drunk driver

Both officers were in their squad when the vehicle struck, causing extensive damage - Full Story
April 05, 2013

Officer hit by truck chases after driver

The officer was dragged 20 feet, and still managed to get up, get in her squad and pursue him - Full Story



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