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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 26, 2009

Md. man tried to run officer down before he was killed

By Andrea F. Siegel Baltimore SunANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — An Anne Arundel County police officer... - Full Story
August 25, 2009

Mass. officer working detail struck and killed

By Edward Mason and Laurel J. Sweet Boston HeraldWEYMOUTH, Mass. — A Weymouth police officer working... - Full Story
August 25, 2009

N.H. man upset over parade hits cop with car

Associated PressALLENSTOWN, N.H. — Police said a man upset his street was blocked off for an Old... - Full Story
August 25, 2009

Arkansas police to try hybrid fleet despite mixed results

By Ginny Laroe Arkansas Democrat-GazetteLITTLE ROCK, Ark. — When a thief in a stolen hybrid car... - Full Story
August 19, 2009

Wash. deputy dies after patrol car crash with elk

Seattle TimesCHEHALIS, Wash. — The Lewis County sheriff's office has identified the deputy killed... - Full Story
August 19, 2009

Miami officer gets surgery in patrol car after crash

By Jose Pagliery Miami HeraldMIAMI, Fla. — A predawn crash Tuesday on the Don Shula Expressway... - Full Story
August 17, 2009

N.Y. officer in critical condition after crash

By Jay Rey Buffalo NewsBUFFALO, N.Y. — A Buffalo police officer remains in critical condition at... - Full Story
August 13, 2009

Detroit police chase leaves one dead, one injured

Associated PressDETROIT — Authorities say one person has died after a fiery crash in Detroit in... - Full Story
August 11, 2009

Calif. police investigate pursuit, crash that killed 8

By Tracie Cone Associated PressDINUBA, Calif. — Carlos and Jennifer Salazar had piled their five... - Full Story
August 10, 2009

Car fleeing Calif. police hits pickup, killing 8

By Evelyn Nieves Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO — A stolen car fleeing from police ran a stop sign... - Full Story



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