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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 09, 2014

Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Video: Cops' prank on officer's birthday goes viral

Police officers at the Kansas City Kansas Police Department are a colorful bunch of people — with a sense of humor - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Conn. trooper seriously injured after car strikes him

Aaron Altenhein, the driver of a pickup truck whose bed liner had fallen off into the highway, was also hit - Full Story
August 08, 2014

NYC agrees to settle in pursuit fatality case

Tamon Robinson died in April 2012 during a police pursuit in Canarsie, Brooklyn - Full Story
August 07, 2014
Video: Police search for suspect after pursuit ends in violent crash, escape

Video: Police search for suspect after pursuit ends in violent crash, escape

The force of the impact was so great the vehicle’s engine was launched from the car - Full Story
August 07, 2014
Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-of-control concrete truck barreled downhill and slammed head-on into Allen's pick-up truck - Full Story
August 05, 2014

Video: LAPD motorcycle cop injured in battle with motorist

The Tuesday altercation began as the officer attempted to detain a driver who walked away after being pulled over - Full Story
August 05, 2014

Video: Cops 'fight for survival' during fatal Ohio traffic stop

Officers Thomas Weigand and Mark Bode stopped an SUV after witnessing the driver change lanes without signaling, in addition to having an illegal window tint - Full Story
August 05, 2014

NM deputy kills suspect who rammed him with car twice

Trapped in his car after it was rammed by a pickup, the deputy shot and killed the driver as he approached - Full Story
August 04, 2014
Video: Drunk driver 'celebrates' after slamming into house during pursuit

Video: Drunk driver 'celebrates' after slamming into house during pursuit

The damage caused by the man's rampage is estimated to be upward of $100K - Full Story



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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)