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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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July 15, 2010

Calif. cop badly hurt in hit-run crash

Doug Barrett's patrol cruiser was broadsided by a driver who ran a red light, according to a witness - Full Story
July 14, 2010

NH cop quits after being charged with DWI

Joseph Collins was charged with drunken driving while his 4-year-old son was in the vehicle - Full Story
July 07, 2010

Mo. billboards honor drunk driving victims

One-third of all traffic fatalities in 2008 involved drunk drivers - Full Story
July 07, 2010

Maine man intentionally crashes into squad car

Man who "wanted to kill himself" has been charged with felony aggravated assault and aggravated criminal mischief... "there may be additional charges" - Full Story
June 30, 2010

CHP officer injured after car strikes parked cruiser

Three CHP officers have died in roadside accidents in the past month - Full Story
June 29, 2010

Iowa cops nabbed by red light cameras

Associated PressCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Traffic cameras have snapped 26 local patrol cars speeding... - Full Story
June 29, 2010

Driver crashes into police cruiser in Tx.

The truck rolled several times after hitting the police car - Full Story
June 28, 2010

The constant danger of highway traffic stops

No set policy on roadside stops because each poses a unique danger - Full Story
June 28, 2010

Two injured in Philly police cruiser, fire truck crash

The patrol car and fire truck collided while responding to a fire - Full Story
June 27, 2010

Fla. deputy under investigation in fatal crash

Cleared of any wrongdoing in an April 2005 accident, Polk County sheriff's Deputy William Schob is under scrutiny for his second traffic fatality in five years, his sixth traffic accident since joining the force in 1998 - 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
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)