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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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June 23, 2014

Video: Texas cop rescues woman seconds before train hits them

As the officer approached, the lights warning of an oncoming train activated — allowing him very little time to act - Full Story
June 23, 2014

Former RCMP officer invents marijuana breathalyzer

A former British Columbia RCMP officer has co-invented a marijuana breathalyzer he hopes will eventually be used to catch intoxicated motorists - Full Story
June 23, 2014

Video: Fla. woman eats pot in back of squad

Tavish Smith wiggled out of her handcuffs, reached into the front seat and stole the sandwich bag the trooper found in her car - Full Story
June 23, 2014

Fla. cop fired after friend uses patrol-car speaker to heckle public

The drunken, inappropriate remarks and catcalls coming from the loudspeaker of a marked Broward sheriff's patrol car had bystanders scratching their heads - Full Story
June 23, 2014

NY cop seriously injured in collision

Officer was seriously injured Monday when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light - Full Story
June 22, 2014
Reality Training: Stopping a wrong-way driver

Reality Training: Stopping a wrong-way driver

For the week of June 20, Dave Smith recaps a story out of Maine in which a trooper was forced to put... - Full Story
June 22, 2014

Trending topics: When police pursuits go off-road

By PoliceOne Staff Police pursuits are a dangerous task to begin with, but that level of danger increases... - Full Story
June 20, 2014

LAPD gets military-grade stealth motorcycle

Bike is currently being used by the LAPD off-road unit, which patrols mountain terrain and other locations not accessible to police vehicles or trucks - Full Story
June 19, 2014
Video: Minn. police pursuit tears through golf course

Video: Minn. police pursuit tears through golf course

The pursuit also went through an active construction site before the suspect was apprehended at a mall - Full Story
June 19, 2014

Fla. cop shoots armed man fleeing from traffic stop

Man in his teens or early 20s was shot as authorities say he tried to run from a car after a traffic stop in Boynton Beach - Full Story



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