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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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September 16, 2014
Video: Texas cop goes head-to-head with wrong-way driver

Video: Texas cop goes head-to-head with wrong-way driver

Officer drove his cruiser to the front of traffic to protect other drivers. It was then that the suspect closed in, and he prepared for impact - Full Story
September 16, 2014

Officials: Wash. cop pursues suspect who shot him

Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man - Full Story
September 15, 2014
10 police motorcycle tips for on and off-duty safety

10 police motorcycle tips for on and off-duty safety

Whether you're a motor cop or you ride for fun off-duty, you need to stay extra vigilant on two wheels - Full Story
September 14, 2014
Texas border agent dies in crash

Texas border agent dies in crash

A Border Patrol agent involved in a Friday morning car wreck while on duty died from his injuries - Full Story
September 12, 2014
2nd police chief resigns in Fla. speed trap town

2nd police chief resigns in Fla. speed trap town

Waldo is one of only two U.S. towns officially labeled "traffic traps" by AAA - Full Story
September 11, 2014

Body shop employees spotted racing in Minn. PD's squads

Department responded by taking its business elsewhere - Full Story
September 11, 2014

Off-duty Texas cop comes to aid after big rig falls from overpass

Officer immediately called 911 and rushed over to the driver who was screaming for help - Full Story
September 09, 2014

Truck slams into sheriff's office; driver shot

Vehicle slammed into the office and the driver fired at least four shots at the building - Full Story
September 08, 2014

Dallas cop struck by car shoots driver from hood

The officer was carried about 50 yards before he was thrown from the vehicle as the man fled the scene - Full Story
September 08, 2014

Off-duty LAPD officer killed in motorcycle crash

Officer and Marine Corps veteran had worked for the LAPD for 18 months - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)