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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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June 11, 2015

Video: Texas cop smashes window of uncooperative motorist

When the driver of a speeding vehicle refused to comply, the officer smashed the window and pulled him out - Full Story
June 10, 2015

Calif. squad hit by bullets catches fire during pursuit

Engine was disabled by a small fire sparked from the gunshots - Full Story
June 08, 2015

Skater chases, detains driver Hawaii police say hit girl

"I just wanted him to stop almost killing people" - Full Story
June 05, 2015
Colo. cop's SUV falls into sinkhole

Colo. cop's SUV falls into sinkhole

Officer was forced to pull himself out as the SUV sank deeper into the hole - Full Story
June 04, 2015

Law clerk resigns over comments on NJ trooper's death

Mourned deer killed in the crash instead of trooper and said trooper's death was "not tragic" - Full Story
June 04, 2015

Fla. police upgrade vehicles to prevent ambushes

System works by sounding an alarm triggered by several sensors around the perimeter of the vehicle - Full Story
June 04, 2015
Video: SC cop rescues drunk man as fire engulfs car

Video: SC cop rescues drunk man as fire engulfs car

Police say the man was extremely drunk and had no idea the car was on fire - Full Story
June 03, 2015

2 suspects dead after stealing police SUV, standoff with Texas cops

Authorities say officers fatally shot armed man, and a second suspect was found dead inside the stolen vehicle - Full Story
June 03, 2015

Video: Lightning strike narrowly misses Miss. cop

Sgt. Mark Rodriguez witnessed the powerful display of mother nature as he was driving his patrol car through a storm - Full Story



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