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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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November 06, 2014

Video: Ohio officer shot, suspect hit by cruiser

An officer was shot as several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box the suspect's car in Wednesday - Full Story
November 06, 2014
Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Video: Handcuffed Fla. man attempts escape using earring

Man eventually tried to steal a car that wouldn't start while a police dog's teeth were clamped to his arm - Full Story
November 05, 2014
SC officer killed in crash

SC officer killed in crash

A 19-year-veteran deputy died Wednesday in a car crash after his vehicle went off the road - Full Story
November 05, 2014
Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

Pilot blamed in Alaska troopers copter crash

A fatal Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash was caused by the pilot's decision to fly into bad weather and the agency's inadequate safety management - Full Story
November 04, 2014
Minn. cruiser and train collide, injuring officer

Minn. cruiser and train collide, injuring officer

A St. Paul police squad car and Green Line light-rail train collided Monday afternoon, knocking the officer unconscious - Full Story
November 04, 2014

Tenn. deputy killed in crash

A sheriff’s deputy was killed in a crash Tuesday while en route to aid another officer involved in a pursuit - Full Story
November 03, 2014

Trending Topics: When a crash ends a pursuit

By PoliceOne Staff There are a staggering amount of variables that can affect the outcome of a police... - Full Story
November 03, 2014

Video: Mich. woman drives drunk into jail parking lot, arrested

Woman informed deputies she thought she was parking in front of another bar - Full Story
November 03, 2014

NY man enters police car, shot after taking cop's gun

Man is in critical condition after jumping into an unmarked patrol car and grabbing an officer’s gun - Full Story
November 03, 2014
1 arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths of 3 girls

1 arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths of 3 girls

Driver who police say struck and killed three teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween before fleeing with his own children had recently pleaded guilty to a separate hit-and run - Full Story



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