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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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March 14, 2014

Video: Officer, ride-along injured after cruiser flips 4 times

S.C. officer lost control of his vehicle which then struck the median and rolled - Full Story
March 14, 2014

Hundreds mourn loss of LAPD officer killed in crash

Hundreds of Los Angeles officers gathered at a downtown cathedral Thursday for an emotional farewell to Nicholas Lee, the veteran officer killed last week - Full Story
March 13, 2014
Driver fleeing police kills 2, injures 23 at SXSW festival

Driver fleeing police kills 2, injures 23 at SXSW festival

A suspected drunken driver fleeing police crashed through barricades at the South By Southwest festival in Austin - Full Story
March 11, 2014

Video: NYPD conduct massive ATV sting following officer injury

The brakes were put on riders rolling around Manhattan on illegal dirt bikes over the weekend - Full Story
March 11, 2014

Two Mo. officers injured in collision with SUV

One officer suffered nine broken ribs, a punctured lung and other injuries Sunday night when a suspected drunken driver's SUV struck his patrol car - Full Story
March 11, 2014

Lawsuit dropped in road-rage incident involving Ore. officer

Case stemmed from a road-rage encounter in 2011 between an off-duty officer and an Idaho motorist - Full Story
March 11, 2014

Video: Ga. cops rescue man from blaze after pursuit, crash

A suspected car thief was rescued by Georgia officers after the vehicle he was driving caught on fire during a pursuit - Full Story
March 11, 2014

Calif. police see few results from red-light cameras

The two devices have only slightly reduced accident rates at a key downtown intersection - Full Story
March 10, 2014

Nearly decapitated cop endures risky spinal surgery for job

Tenn. Trooper Lowell Russell hopes the surgery will enable him to get back on the job - Full Story
March 08, 2014

Driver charged for attacking Mass. trooper on roadside

Nassive Palmer, 30, became combative after an officer saw the man had outstanding warrants and tried arresting him - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

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