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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 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
April 06, 2014

LAPD motorcycle officer critical after crash

The motorcycle officer was stopped at a traffic light when a red SUV rammed him from behind and pinned him to the car in front - Full Story
April 06, 2014
Police: Car flips into NYC creek, killing 4

Police: Car flips into NYC creek, killing 4

A car heading down a dead-end street in a desolate NYC industrial area flipped, killing four young people returning from a birthday celebration - Full Story
April 04, 2014
Mob brutally attacks driver after accidentally striking boy

Mob brutally attacks driver after accidentally striking boy

Detroit man is in critical condition with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him when he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy - Full Story
April 03, 2014
Ky. sheriff's deputy killed in crash

Ky. sheriff's deputy killed in crash

Ernest Franklin, 58, was driving east when he drove off the right shoulder, striking an embankment - Full Story
April 01, 2014
Mass. officer killed in motorcycle crash

Mass. officer killed in motorcycle crash

Officer Gregg Maloney was traveling westbound when he was knocked off his motorcycle - Full Story
April 01, 2014

Manhunt underway for driver who struck Fla. cop with stolen truck

A police officer was hit but not hurt Monday night by a fleeing stolen truck whose driver is being sought - Full Story
April 01, 2014
SC K-9 struck by vehicle dies

SC K-9 struck by vehicle dies

A Midlands K-9 officer that was hit by a vehicle on Sunday has died - Full Story
April 01, 2014

Pa. officer treated for injuries after SUV rollover

Deputy sheriff was treated for injuries Monday morning after his sheriff's department SUV slid on the snow and crashed into a stone embankment - Full Story
April 01, 2014

Lawsuit tossed out in CHP 'suicide by cop' shooting

Officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a suicidal South San Francisco man who had led them on a high-speed chase and then walked toward them holding a large rock on his head - Full Story



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