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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 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
June 30, 2014

Video: Vt. traffic stop escalates after dispute over tow truck

After being cited by police, driver tried to pull away, but his car got stuck in a ditch - Full Story
June 30, 2014

Va. man TASERed after stripping naked, fleeing police in wrong-way pursuit

The man stripped off his clothes during a crowded bar crawl, then hopped in a vehicle and hit several other cars - Full Story
June 30, 2014
Fla. deputy's SUV struck while enforcing 'move over' law

Fla. deputy's SUV struck while enforcing 'move over' law

Deputy Chris Butler was making a traffic stop Sunday for a move-over violation when a 2000 Cadillac hit his driver's side door - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

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with Charles Remsberg
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with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)