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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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January 09, 2015

Video: Md. man charged in dump truck attack on cops, footage released

Gene Thomas Brandon, Jr., who has a history of mental illness, was delusional at the time of the attack - Full Story
January 09, 2015
Fla. officer struck by car shoots suspect

Fla. officer struck by car shoots suspect

Man sped from the scene after hitting the officer with his car but was later captured after causing a string of crashes - Full Story
January 08, 2015

Dump truck crushes Md. cruisers in 'intentional' attack

No officers were injured in the rampage - Full Story
January 07, 2015

Video: Fla. cop dragged, seriously injured by DUI driver

Officer noticed suspect trying to put her vehicle into gear and reached into her window in an attempt to pull the keys out of the ignition - Full Story
January 07, 2015

Video: NM officer shot multiple times during DWI stop

Newly released video footage from officer's lapel camera shows motorist opening a driver door and firing shots during the weekend traffic stop - Full Story
January 05, 2015

Trending Topics: When a fleeing suspect puts a cop in danger

By PoliceOne Staff With the high profiles of shootings and high-speed pursuits resulting from traffic... - Full Story
January 05, 2015
Off-duty Colo. cop killed while directing traffic

Off-duty Colo. cop killed while directing traffic

An off-duty sergeant was struck and killed by a vehicle Saturday while he helped direct traffic following an accident - Full Story
January 05, 2015
Missing Utah officer found dead

Missing Utah officer found dead

An officer who left his home after a verbal argument with his wife and was missing for nearly a week was found dead Sunday - Full Story
January 04, 2015

DA: Mass. student run over by cop car was 'impaired'

College student who died after being run over by a police cruiser on Cape Cod was high on alcohol and drugs - Full Story
January 02, 2015

DA to probe Mass. man in street accidentally hit by cruiser

It's not clear what Garrett Gagne's condition was before an officer hit his body en route to a burglary call - Full Story



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