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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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March 27, 2014

Off-duty Dallas officer killed in motorcycle crash

Senior Corporal David Myers lost control of his motorcycle while traveling over a bridge - Full Story
March 26, 2014
Kan. trooper injured in crash, critical

Kan. trooper injured in crash, critical

A Kansas Highway Patrol trooper was seriously injured when his patrol car was rear-ended while stopped behind a semi - Full Story
March 26, 2014
Fla. man high on Xanax fires shotgun at cruiser, arrested

Fla. man high on Xanax fires shotgun at cruiser, arrested

An anonymous tip led officers to suspect, who told investigators he was high on Xanax and marijuana when he shot the patrol car with a 10-gauge shotgun - Full Story
March 25, 2014

Video: Texas teen tickets officer

Annie James, 14, got upset when she spotted a patrol car parked on a curb that was painted red - Full Story
March 23, 2014
Hundreds turn out to honor fallen Ill. officer

Hundreds turn out to honor fallen Ill. officer

Jim Morrissy, 62, died from injuries he suffered when his squad car was struck by another motorist - Full Story
March 23, 2014

Massive search leads to arrest of Calif. man who rammed 2 patrol cars

A man who officers said rammed his car into two Santa Clara County sheriff's patrol cars was arrested Saturday - Full Story
March 22, 2014

Fla. dept. adds AEDs to patrol cars

Lakeland PD trains officers to use defibrillators to shock stopped hearts. - Full Story
March 21, 2014

Video: Naked man on PCP commandeers SUV, taunts police

A man believed to be high on PCP was arrested after he climbed on top of an SUV, taunted police, and stripped naked - Full Story
March 20, 2014

Video: Illegal immigrant escapes during Ga. traffic stop

Officers tried to arrest him after he failed a field sobriety test, but he dashed across the highway and disappeared into the woods - Full Story
March 20, 2014

Video: Dash cam captures train slamming into trailer

The train pushed the trailer about a quarter of a mile north on the tracks. Police said there are no reports of injuries - Full Story



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