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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 09, 2014
LAPD cop struck by DUI suspect dies

LAPD cop struck by DUI suspect dies

An LAPD motorcycle officer who was struck by an alleged DUI driver Saturday has died - Full Story
April 09, 2014

Off-duty cop saves boy pinned under school bus

Unattended bus drifted across a road and hit a 7-year-old who was waiting at a bus stop - Full Story
April 09, 2014

Video: Okla. cop narrowly avoids careening car

A newly released dash cam video captured the moment when an Oklahoma officer narrowly avoided being struck by a driver - Full Story
April 08, 2014

Mo. cops seek federal assistance in 13 highway shootings

Police are asking federal investigators to help determine whether more than a dozen shootings in less than a month along Kansas City-area roads and highways are connected - Full Story
April 08, 2014

Video: Minn. cops save man from fiery wreck

Video footage from the officers' squad car dashboard camera shows the car engulfed in flames. Seconds later, the two officers are seen hustling toward it - Full Story
April 08, 2014
Lenco releases low-profile, tactical police SUV

Lenco releases low-profile, tactical police SUV

The new, more inconspicuous model offers a higher level of protection and durability - Full Story
April 07, 2014

Revolver, cache of police IDs found in arrest of cop impersonator

"He had his car all hooked up with lights, and he had a camera to videotape stops," Officer Lance Kelly said - Full Story
April 07, 2014

LAPD motorcycle officer still critical, blood drive held

A blood drive was held Monday for a veteran motorcycle officer who remained in a medically-induced coma after he was hit by an alleged DUI driver - Full Story
April 07, 2014
Mich. police acquire mine-resistant military truck

Mich. police acquire mine-resistant military truck

Sheriff William Federspiel says he hopes to never have to use it, since to do so implies "something awfully bad has happened" - 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