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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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April 15, 2014

Video: Violent Iowa shootout captured on dash cam

Officer Brendan Zeimet was shot by 30-year-old Aaron Edward Scott on April 1 as he approached the suspect’s vehicle - Full Story
April 14, 2014

Ore. judge: Flashing headlights is free speech

Judge found that motorists flashing their headlights amounts to speech protected by the Oregon Constitution - Full Story
April 14, 2014

Video: Texas cop dodges motorcycle crash

Dash cam captured the moment when a Texas officer narrowly avoided being struck by a motorcycle during a traffic stop - Full Story
April 14, 2014

Suspect tries to run over Ill. cops, fatally shot

A man who tried to run over officers after a motel robbery was shot to death by police - Full Story
April 14, 2014

Report: Crown Vic squads still popular, despite safety issue

Safety advocates claimed the position of the fuel tank made the car more likely to burst into flames when struck from behind - Full Story
April 12, 2014

Chicago police: Infant injured, 1 killed in crash after police pursuit

Police began pursuing the vehicle after they witnessed the driver shooting from the car - Full Story
April 11, 2014
Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

An officer in Puerto Rico died Thursday, six days after she was involved in a car crash - Full Story
April 11, 2014

Hawaii cop helps wife deliver their baby in squad car

Officer Mario Ochoa, who is assigned to the Kona Patrol, was driving his wife Ryan to the hospital when she said the baby was coming - Full Story
April 11, 2014
SFPD investigates Smart car 'tipping' spree

SFPD investigates Smart car 'tipping' spree

The small two-seat cars were flipped on their sides or roofs in an apparent vandalism spree Monday in two San Francisco neighborhoods - Full Story
April 10, 2014

'Tweeting troopers' take citizens on digital ride-alongs

In an age where the world is hungry for information, the KHP formed the Tweeting Troopers as a way to share traffic warnings and tips - Full Story



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