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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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July 31, 2014
Video: Ohio pursuit ends in fatal crash

Video: Ohio pursuit ends in fatal crash

July 25 pursuit led to the death of a 21-year-old man - Full Story
July 31, 2014

FBI agent opens fire during suspected kidnapping

The man left the scene and led officers on a high-speed pursuit - Full Story
July 31, 2014
Photo: Ax smashes through windshield on highway

Photo: Ax smashes through windshield on highway

Massachusetts State Police say the ax bounced out of a landscaper's dump truck - Full Story
July 31, 2014

Detective acquitted in fatal Md. road-rage shooting

NJ detective was acquitted Wednesday of first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting of a driver during a case of road rage - Full Story
July 31, 2014

Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

Woman wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop - Full Story
July 30, 2014
Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

As the officer spoke with the driver he pulled over, a pickup came within inches of side-swiping him before grinding to a halt - Full Story
July 30, 2014

Maine cop stops driver for speeding, saves his life

Shortly after handing over his license and registration, the man suffered an apparent heart attack - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Video: Driver plows into Mustang during traffic stop

Dash cam video has been released capturing a driver slamming into a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road during a Texas traffic stop June 20 - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ore. deputy pinned after woman rams vehicle

Deputies broke a car window to arrest a Rock Creek woman who rammed a vehicle, damaging a patrol car and pinning a deputy early Saturday - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story



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