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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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October 20, 2014

Man steals LAFD ambulance sent to help him, pursuit ensues

A man being treated by paramedics stole an ambulance and led police on a pursuit that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital - Full Story
October 17, 2014

Video: Dash cam released of NJ cop dragged by stolen van

When Officer Kevin Nebbia started to arrest the suspect on outstanding warrants, the minivan peeled out, dragging Nebbia - Full Story
October 16, 2014
Man fires shots against police in 3 Wash. towns

Man fires shots against police in 3 Wash. towns

Investigators are trying to determine what set a man on an hour-long shooting spree against police stations, patrol cars and officers in three different towns - Full Story
October 15, 2014
Video: Utah police stop DUI bus driver transporting 67 kids

Video: Utah police stop DUI bus driver transporting 67 kids

The bus carrying 67 elementary age students with seven adult supervisors was swerving in and out of lanes and nearly hitting other vehicles - Full Story
October 15, 2014
Md. trooper saves baby on highway

Md. trooper saves baby on highway

Trooper located a car along Interstate 68 on Tuesday to provide life-saving aid to a non-breathing infant - Full Story
October 15, 2014

LAPD officials downplay report on 'ghost cars'

Officials Tuesday downplayed a recent report about falsified patrol records, saying it was an isolated problem that had been overstated and corrected - Full Story
October 15, 2014
Man on stabbing rampage killed by Conn. trooper

Man on stabbing rampage killed by Conn. trooper

Another person suffered non-life threatening injuries when a bullet from the officer's gun ricocheted off the pavement - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Radar-like device helps police detect texting drivers

The device, which would work much like a radar gun, could differentiate whether the occupants of a vehicle are texting or talking on their phone - Full Story
October 14, 2014

NJ dash cam videos deemed public records

Authorities cannot withhold the videos, even if they say they pertain to criminal or internal-affairs investigations - Full Story
October 10, 2014
Truck driver who killed Ill. trooper gets probation

Truck driver who killed Ill. trooper gets probation

Johnny B. Felton Jr., 54, of Hinesville, Ga., was sentenced to 2 1/2 years of probation after pleading guilty - Full Story



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