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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 07, 2014
Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Family of LAPD officer killed in off-duty crash files lawsuit

Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-of-control concrete truck barreled downhill and slammed head-on into Allen's pick-up truck - Full Story
August 05, 2014

Video: LAPD motorcycle cop injured in battle with motorist

The Tuesday altercation began as the officer attempted to detain a driver who walked away after being pulled over - Full Story
August 05, 2014

Video: Cops 'fight for survival' during fatal Ohio traffic stop

Officers Thomas Weigand and Mark Bode stopped an SUV after witnessing the driver change lanes without signaling, in addition to having an illegal window tint - Full Story
August 05, 2014

NM deputy kills suspect who rammed him with car twice

Trapped in his car after it was rammed by a pickup, the deputy shot and killed the driver as he approached - Full Story
August 04, 2014
Video: Drunk driver 'celebrates' after slamming into house during pursuit

Video: Drunk driver 'celebrates' after slamming into house during pursuit

The damage caused by the man's rampage is estimated to be upward of $100K - Full Story
August 04, 2014

Calif. suspect fleeing traffic stop strikes cop, gets shot

Other officers at the scene fired at the suspect vehicle as it smashed into several parked police motorcycles - Full Story
August 04, 2014
Polaris introduces unique car-motorcycle hybrid

Polaris introduces unique car-motorcycle hybrid

Polaris’ Slingshot offers the comfort and stability of a car and the thrill of a motorcycle - Full Story
August 04, 2014

Minn. police kill carjacking suspect who opened fire

Man was shot and killed after he fired at St. Paul police officers who pulled him over on suspicion of carjacking Sunday - Full Story
August 03, 2014

Drunk gets in unmarked Pa. police car with officers inside

Police say the woman sat in the driver's seat and told the two plainclothes officers that she intended to drive the vehicle to where she was parked - Full Story
August 02, 2014

2 LA school police seriously injured after crash with dump truck

The officers were upgraded from critical to stable condition following the collision - Full Story



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