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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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August 14, 2014
Video: NM man shot to death after violent vehicular rampage

Video: NM man shot to death after violent vehicular rampage

Man was shot dead August 4th by a deputy after ramming multiple vehicles — including the officer's — and attempting to run over his girlfriend - Full Story
August 13, 2014

Off-duty NYPD cop among 2 killed in wrong-way crash

Officer Richard Christopher, 32, collided with the vehicle head-on during the morning rush hour traffic on the New York State Thruway - Full Story
August 13, 2014

Off-duty DC detective shot in carjacking

The detective was in his vehicle when he was approached by three suspects, who opened fire as the detective attempted to flee - Full Story
August 12, 2014
Video: Mich. cop’s traffic stop becomes race against time

Video: Mich. cop’s traffic stop becomes race against time

A police officer’s quick reaction time likely saved the life of a driver shortly after she was stopped for a red light violation - Full Story
August 12, 2014
Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

The luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black and white with a police-style shield on the doors, and police-related decals - Full Story
August 11, 2014
6 killed in Texas police pursuit

6 killed in Texas police pursuit

Authorities say six people have been killed, including a family of four, when an SUV speeding from police struck another vehicle southeast of Houston - Full Story
August 11, 2014
Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Dash cam footage has been released of a violent crash and a vehicular attack on an officer during a pursuit in Des Moines on August 6 - Full Story
August 11, 2014
Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday night that involved the suspect shooting the victim, then driving away in his car - Full Story
August 09, 2014

Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Video: Cops' prank on officer's birthday goes viral

Police officers at the Kansas City Kansas Police Department are a colorful bunch of people — with a sense of humor - Full Story



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