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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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July 13, 2014

Trending topics: When the drunk become dangerous

By PoliceOne Staff Dealing with the drunk is a situation mostly defined by its sheer unpredictability.... - Full Story
July 13, 2014
NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

Gunman shot Officer Melvin Santiago in the head shortly after he and his partner arrived at a 24-hour Walgreens - Full Story
July 11, 2014

Fla. man tells cops he stole pickup to find stolen four-wheeler

A man arrested after he was caught inside a Ford F-150 pickup that didn't belong to him offered an explanation for his actions - Full Story
July 11, 2014

No charges for officers in pursuit, shooting near Capitol

Prosecutors who spent months investigating the shooting of Miriam Carey said that officers from the Secret Service and the Capitol Police did not use excessive force - Full Story
July 11, 2014

Police: Tow truck tried to snag undercover cop car

Police say they parked the unmarked vehicle on Tuesday as part of an investigation then arrested the man when he showed up in a tow truck - Full Story
July 10, 2014

$50 fee could get Ky. cops cruisers for personal use

Lexington police are considering changes to the city's cruiser policy that would allow officers to use city-owned vehicles for personal use for a $50 monthly fee - Full Story
July 09, 2014

Car dealership helps widow keep fallen Ore. cop's truck

Widow said she wanted to keep her husband’s truck but could no longer afford her lease - Full Story
July 09, 2014
Video: Fla. cop choked unconscious in brutal attack

Video: Fla. cop choked unconscious in brutal attack

The incident began after the officer witnessed 37-year-old Livingston Manners run a stop sign June 27 - Full Story
July 09, 2014

CHP head addresses viral video of freeway scuffle

CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow vowed to complete a comprehensive investigation in weeks instead of the usual months - Full Story
July 08, 2014
Video: Drunk driver slams into cruiser at intersection

Video: Drunk driver slams into cruiser at intersection

As an officer waited at a red light, a car careened through the intersection — slamming into two vehicles before striking the cruiser - Full Story



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10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)