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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 28, 2014
Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Man shot officer at point-blank range during a traffic stop, fled and then executed a carjacking victim moments later - Full Story
July 28, 2014
2 questioned in search for carjackers that killed 3 kids

2 questioned in search for carjackers that killed 3 kids

The manhunt for two suspects in a fatal carjacking is on hold as detectives question two men believed to have information - Full Story
July 28, 2014

LAPD officer dies after off-duty crash

Officer who was injured in an off-duty traffic accident earlier in the week died Saturday - Full Story
July 26, 2014
Philly police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

Philly police hunt for 2 who carjacked SUV, killed 3 kids

More than $100,000 in rewards is being offered for the suspects' capture - Full Story
July 25, 2014

Video: Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect - Full Story
July 25, 2014
Man charged in slaying of Ind. cop in patrol car

Man charged in slaying of Ind. cop in patrol car

Officer Jeffrey Westerfield was killed as he sat in his patrol car July 6 - Full Story
July 24, 2014
Ariel Motors announces completely customizable motorcycle

Ariel Motors announces completely customizable motorcycle

Each individual bike will be made to fit riders' requirements - Full Story
July 24, 2014
Family mourns off-duty Chicago officer killed in crash

Family mourns off-duty Chicago officer killed in crash

Officer Tito Rodriguez died Sunday in a traffic accident on his way to work - Full Story
July 24, 2014
Video: Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

Video: Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

As the officer started to place the suspect under arrest, he began fighting the cop and reentered his vehicle – dragging the officer for a few feet as he sped off - Full Story
July 24, 2014

Ga. man attacking traffic with 'medieval' sword shot by police

Officers got calls Wednesday about a man walking in and out of traffic carrying the sword and occasionally swiping at cars - Full Story



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