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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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November 09, 2014

Video: Teen firefighter rescues Philly cop trapped in burning squad

A teen volunteer firefighter and another man are being credited with saving the life of a police officer trapped inside a burning cruiser - Full Story
November 09, 2014

LAPD reviewing use of helicopters following fundraising event

LAPD has launched an investigation into the department's participation in an Oct. 27 fundraiser as well as other events - Full Story
November 07, 2014
Texas deputy dies months after struck by DWI driver

Texas deputy dies months after struck by DWI driver

A Texas deputy constable injured after being struck by a DWI driver in January has died from an infection that may be a direct result of the accident - Full Story
November 06, 2014

Video: Ohio officer shot, suspect hit by cruiser

An officer was shot as several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box the suspect's car in Wednesday - Full Story
November 06, 2014
Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Man eventually tried to steal a car that wouldn't start while a police dog's teeth were clamped to his arm - Full Story
November 05, 2014
SC officer killed in crash

SC officer killed in crash

A 19-year-veteran deputy died Wednesday in a car crash after his vehicle went off the road - Full Story
November 05, 2014
Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

A fatal Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash was caused by the pilot's decision to fly into bad weather and the agency's inadequate safety management - Full Story
November 04, 2014
Minn. cruiser and train collide, injuring officer

Minn. cruiser and train collide, injuring officer

A St. Paul police squad car and Green Line light-rail train collided Monday afternoon, knocking the officer unconscious - Full Story
November 04, 2014

Tenn. deputy killed in crash

A sheriff’s deputy was killed in a crash Tuesday while en route to aid another officer involved in a pursuit - Full Story
November 03, 2014

Trending Topics: When a crash ends a pursuit

By PoliceOne Staff There are a staggering amount of variables that can affect the outcome of a police... - Full Story



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