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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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May 21, 2011

Md. state trooper killed in crash during pursuit

Trooper First Class Shaft Hunter, 39, was pronounced dead at scene of crash with tractor trailer - Full Story
May 18, 2011

Video: Suspect assaults officer, steals patrol car

Dash cam captures intense struggle, which ended when suspect rammed car into truck - Full Story
May 18, 2011

Video: Motorcylist leads cops on 130 mph chase, dies in crash

20-year-old Mich. man struck cruiser and crashed after high speed pursuit - Full Story
May 13, 2011

2 border patrol agents struck by train, killed

They were positioning their vehicle while tracking illegal immigrants when they were struck by a 90-car freight train - Full Story
May 11, 2011

$1M bail for SF cadet in fatal hit-and-run

Accused of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving in the hit-run accident that killed a 61-year-old pedestrian - Full Story
April 27, 2011

Squad struck by vehicle injuring cop, K-9

The man who police had in the back seat of their patrol vehicle was released so that he could seek medical attention - Full Story
April 24, 2011

Conflicting accounts of Tenn. 'pants carry' arrest surface

Veronica Yates due in court on charges of assaulting Officer Brian Falatko with her car - Full Story
April 23, 2011

Jewish community furious over NYPD’s Passover ticket spree

More than 100 tickets were written and about 30 vehicles were towed on a day when observant Jews do not drive - Full Story
April 20, 2011

Man brags to cop that he hit 160 mph in chase

The Camaro crashed when it missed a jog in the road and hit a utility pole - Full Story
April 14, 2011

Man gets 5 years in prison for assaulting Calif. officer with car

Reversed car into officer in a Toys R Us parking lot back in March - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates