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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 28, 2010

Study: 1 in 12 Americans admit drunk driving

One in five, or 20% of the 6,999 people surveyed, said they had driven in the past year - Full Story
July 28, 2010

Sleeping homeless woman run over by cruiser dies

The woman was lying under blankets on the grass when the cop drove through the park - Full Story
July 27, 2010

Another Mass. trooper hit by car on duty

Mass. police have launched a campaign telling motorists to slow down and change lanes when passing emergency vehicles - Full Story
July 19, 2010

Video: Cops fight Ga. truck fire

Footage shows officers manning two fire hoses - Full Story
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

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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)
Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates