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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 10, 2014

$50 fee could get Ky. cops cruisers for personal use

Lexington police are considering changes to the city's cruiser policy that would allow officers to use city-owned vehicles for personal use for a $50 monthly fee - Full Story
July 09, 2014

Car dealership helps widow keep fallen Ore. cop's truck

Widow said she wanted to keep her husband’s truck but could no longer afford her lease - Full Story
July 09, 2014
Video: Fla. cop choked unconscious in brutal attack

Video: Fla. cop choked unconscious in brutal attack

The incident began after the officer witnessed 37-year-old Livingston Manners run a stop sign June 27 - Full Story
July 09, 2014

CHP head addresses viral video of freeway scuffle

CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow vowed to complete a comprehensive investigation in weeks instead of the usual months - Full Story
July 08, 2014
Video: Drunk driver slams into cruiser at intersection

Video: Drunk driver slams into cruiser at intersection

As an officer waited at a red light, a car careened through the intersection — slamming into two vehicles before striking the cruiser - Full Story
July 08, 2014

Wash. police kill cow that tossed cop into air

Agitated Angus cow rampaged through town, tossing a police officer into the air and jumping on a patrol car - Full Story
July 08, 2014

Drone forces NYPD chopper off course

Police have arrested two people for operating a drone that came within 800 feet of a police helicopter - Full Story
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



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