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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 15, 2011

Video: Driver slams head-on into bus during pursuit

The suspect lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane - Full Story
February 14, 2011

Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story
February 14, 2011

Arizona tribal police officer killed by stray trailer

The officer had only been with the department for 30 days at the time of the accident - Full Story
February 10, 2011

Idaho officer shot in face after pursuit

The suspect was detained and taken to the hospital after wrecking his car and the officer is expected to fully recover - Full Story
February 09, 2011

Video of McDonald’s robbery in which K-9 was killed released

Rosco, a German Shepherd who had been with the department since 2009, was shot and killed by the suspect - Full Story
February 08, 2011

Gang member arrested for firing on Oakland cops

The officers' car was hit, but they weren't injured and did not fire back - Full Story
February 07, 2011

NY gov. places scrutiny on police vehicles

Cuomo debating whether the govt. needs to buy, fuel and maintain nearly 60,000 state vehicles - Full Story
February 06, 2011

Video: Ky. cop hit, dragged during traffic stop

Suspect later found and charged with assault of a police officer - Full Story
February 06, 2011

Doctors and cops: Don't loosen Maine's seat belt law

"I think it is absolutely critical for you to understand the economic consequences" of failing to buckle up, one doctor said - Full Story
February 06, 2011

Fargo TV campaign targets texting drivers

Will be paid for with $8,000 from the department's crime prevention budget - Full Story



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