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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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February 22, 2013

Driver fined $500 in crash that killed NY officer

A truck driver struck the cruiser of Nassau County Police Officer Michael Califano, who had his lights on while pulling over a motorist - Full Story
February 21, 2013

Hotel altercation sparked Vegas shooting that killed 3

Gunshots fired from a black Range Rover on the Las Vegas Strip caused a Maserati and taxi to crash, and the SUV sped away - Full Story
February 20, 2013
Man gets up to 50 years in W.Va. officer's death

Man gets up to 50 years in W.Va. officer's death

Sgt. Michael Todd May was killed when his cruiser was struck by a drunk driver fleeing police - Full Story
February 20, 2013
Tenn. officer fired over fatal cruiser crash

Tenn. officer fired over fatal cruiser crash

All charges were sustained and Beard was subsequently terminated - Full Story
February 20, 2013

Ohio cop back to work after devastating hit

Others urged him to return to administrative tasks after being hit by a car in November, but he refused - Full Story
February 20, 2013

Video: Girl, 11, leads police on pursuit through Carolinas

She stole a truck, whose owner thought it was broken down, and doesn't know how she got it started - Full Story
February 19, 2013

Video: Pot-smokers test their 'stoned driving' skills on police course

They were given marijuana and a closed course to test their driving skills in wake of law changes - Full Story
February 18, 2013

Video: Fleeing Iowa man slams empty cruiser at 100 mph

The crash killed the driver, but his 5-year-old son who was in the back seat was amazingly unharmed - Full Story
February 17, 2013

Cops nab kidnapping suspect after high-speed chase

Jon Johnson Eastern Arizona Courier SAFFORD — A Safford man faces numerous charges after crashing... - Full Story
February 17, 2013

Ky. officer injured while pursuing vehicle

By Dennis O'Neil The Kentucky New Era A Guthrie police officer had to be taken to a local hospital... - Full Story



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