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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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January 25, 2011

When basic physics trumps high technology

The National Transportation Safety Administration attributes 10 percent of all fatal accidents to driver distraction, and a squad car cockpit is cluttered with distractions - Full Story
January 24, 2011

Video: Uncooperative woman struck in head, TASERed during traffic stop

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Andrew Davenport placed on leave following incident - Full Story
January 22, 2011

DWI crashes drop in Santa Fe

Arrests have declined, but seized vehicles are up - Full Story
January 21, 2011

Video: Patrol car slammed into wall during chase

Suspects in stolen SUV led N.C. cops on highway pursuit - Full Story
January 21, 2011

SC cop dies in accident after transporting prisoner

Corporal Chuck Nesbitt had served with the Sumter Police Department for 10 years - Full Story
January 21, 2011

Calif. red-light cameras may get stopped

Residents opposed to the cameras told the council they increased rear-end collisions and violated civil liberties - Full Story
January 17, 2011

15 years later, Texas cop dies of injuries

Officer Kevin Marceau is survived by his son, parents, and four siblings - Full Story
January 16, 2011

Did Conn. police overreact in chase?

A recent high-speed chase raised questions about when it’s OK to roll out tire-blowing spike strips - Full Story
January 14, 2011

Crime reports drop with temperature, snow in Tenn.

Police have had to shift normal routines with the heavy snow and ice over the last week - Full Story
January 11, 2011

Spike strips and sound strategy end Idaho pursuit

Idaho Falls cops used thermal imaging devices to observe an armed and apparently-suicidal 42-year-old man hiding in the snow before he led cops on a high-speed chase - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

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with Charles Remsberg
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