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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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January 08, 2016

Video: NM politician asks police 'Did I hit someone?' after hit-and-run

Police classified the accident as a hit and run, but the politician chalked it up to an 'honest mistake' - Full Story
January 07, 2016

Fla. K-9 officer left dog in hot car, lied about its death

The officer initially lied and said the dog had been in his air-conditioned vehicle when he found it unconscious - Full Story
January 06, 2016

Video: Albuquerque officers shoot, kill armed carjacking suspect

The man refused to get his hands out of his pockets - Full Story
January 06, 2016

Video: NM police find toddler unharmed, but scared after carjacking

Police and dozens of volunteers launched a frantic search after the car was found abandoned with the child missing - Full Story
January 04, 2016

Snapchat selfie helps Calif. cops find robbery suspect

The suspects fled in the stolen car, which is still missing - Full Story
January 04, 2016

Suspect wounded after confronting off-duty Texas officer

The details of what led up to the shooting have yet to be released - Full Story
January 04, 2016

4 NYPD cruisers involved in chain-reaction collision on highway

The first cruiser of a convoy rear-ended a civilian’s vehicle - Full Story
January 04, 2016

NC officer wounded, dragged by car in traffic stop shooting

The police chief said the officer was shot several times and dragged about a quarter-mile - Full Story
January 02, 2016

Nev. police car crashes into high school building

The impact of the crash was loud enough to wake up some nearby residents - Full Story
December 30, 2015

1 dead in NH crash with Secret Service agents

Authorities have not mentioned any factors that may have contributed to the accident - Full Story

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