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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 08, 2014
Ore. cop impersonator on test drive pulls over motorcyclist

Ore. cop impersonator on test drive pulls over motorcyclist

Anthony McGuire, 39, of Salem was arrested Saturday after the motorcyclist and two employees from the car lot sensed something was off - Full Story
July 07, 2014

Ind. lawmakers may join dispute over cop's '0INK' vanity plate

A fuss over an officer's vanity plate has blown up into a constitutional debate that could lead to the Indiana General Assembly deciding whether to rewrite the law or stop selling personalized license plates altogether - Full Story
July 07, 2014
NJ K-9 dies after being struck by car

NJ K-9 dies after being struck by car

K-9 Anka was frightened by the sound of fireworks in the area and escaped from her kennel by ripping off a part of the fencing - Full Story
July 07, 2014

Pa. woman dies, 2 troopers injured in crash

A woman died and two Pennsylvania State Police troopers were injured in the early-morning crash Saturday - Full Story
July 06, 2014

Good Samaritan dies after being beaten, run over

A good Samaritan who came to the aid of a woman being assaulted by twin brothers was brutally beaten by the suspects before being run over by a driver - Full Story
July 06, 2014

Ind. officer found shot to death in patrol car

47-year-old Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield was found early Sunday after a citizen called police and reported an officer bleeding in his car - Full Story
July 02, 2014
Video: DUI suspect strikes cop directing traffic, scuffle ensues

Video: DUI suspect strikes cop directing traffic, scuffle ensues

Officer was injured Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic after a multi-car accident - Full Story
July 02, 2014
Atlanta officer dragged by drunk driving suspect

Atlanta officer dragged by drunk driving suspect

Suspect dragged a police officer until they crashed into a pole - Full Story
July 01, 2014
Video: 2 dead after truck goes airborne, explodes in pursuit

Video: 2 dead after truck goes airborne, explodes in pursuit

Deadly June 23 pursuit ended when the suspect’s car erupted in flames - Full Story
June 30, 2014

Wash. cop shot multiple times, suspects arrested

A motorcycle officer is in critical condition after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop - Full Story



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