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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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February 05, 2015
Mass. officer shot, woman killed in ambush attack

Mass. officer shot, woman killed in ambush attack

Coast Guard member shot two colleagues at a condo complex Thursday, lit a car on fire to hamper police, planted fake bombs and then opened fire on cops - Full Story
February 05, 2015

ECD used on diabetic NH driver who refused orders after crash

An officer feared he was in danger when he twice used a stun gun on a 78-year-old diabetic driver with low blood sugar who crashed into several cars and refused orders to stop - Full Story
February 03, 2015
Fugitive shot by Fla. cops after ramming squad, pinning deputy

Fugitive shot by Fla. cops after ramming squad, pinning deputy

Officers fired shots at the vehicle in an attempt to stop an armed robbery suspect who escaped from a Tenn. mental-health facility in January - Full Story
February 02, 2015

Crash victim shoots at Calif. cops, firefighters

Man fired on firefighters and law enforcement before killing himself - Full Story
February 02, 2015
Okla. trooper killed, another injured in crash

Okla. trooper killed, another injured in crash

Trooper was killed and another seriously injured Saturday after a vehicle struck both of the officers as they were responding to an overturned semi - Full Story
January 31, 2015
Tenn. officer succumbs to injuries sustained in crash

Tenn. officer succumbs to injuries sustained in crash

Detective Michael Starrett was en route to the scene of a fatal accident when he collided head-on with a pickup truck - Full Story
January 31, 2015
Teen killed by Colo. police previously cited for resisting arrest, eluding

Teen killed by Colo. police previously cited for resisting arrest, eluding

17-year-old who was fatally shot Monday while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding an officer and resisting arrest 3 weeks prior - Full Story
January 30, 2015
Denver chief: Not clear how officer was hurt in deadly OIS

Denver chief: Not clear how officer was hurt in deadly OIS

Officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old may have been injured trying to get out of the way of a stolen car - Full Story
January 29, 2015

Monitor to probe Denver police policy on shooting into moving cars

Policies vary among agencies, and some departments have banned or discouraged the practice - Full Story
January 28, 2015

Trending Topics: Why a cuffed suspect can still be a threat

By PoliceOne Staff In our latest installment of ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five... - Full Story



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