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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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January 30, 2015
Denver chief: Not clear how officer was hurt in deadly OIS

Denver chief: Not clear how officer was hurt in deadly OIS

Officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old may have been injured trying to get out of the way of a stolen car - Full Story
January 29, 2015

Monitor to probe Denver police policy on shooting into moving cars

Policies vary among agencies, and some departments have banned or discouraged the practice - Full Story
January 28, 2015

Trending Topics: Why a cuffed suspect can still be a threat

By PoliceOne Staff In our latest installment of ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five... - Full Story
January 27, 2015
Ala. officer dies after cruiser crash

Ala. officer dies after cruiser crash

Officer was on his way to a sheriff’s office firing range and training center when he lost control of his vehicle - Full Story
January 27, 2015
Appeals court weighs lawsuit in DC shooting of fleeing suspect

Appeals court weighs lawsuit in DC shooting of fleeing suspect

Justice Department, which is defending the two deputy U.S. marshals being sued, says driver was shot only after he struck one of them with his car - Full Story
January 27, 2015

Video: Pa. woman steals cruiser while cuffed, leads pursuit

Police believe woman squeezed through an opening in the partition that wasn't latched and crawled into the front seat before zooming off - Full Story
January 27, 2015
Residents want charges for Colo. officers in fatal OIS

Residents want charges for Colo. officers in fatal OIS

Police opened fire and killed a suspect Monday after one officer was struck by a stolen car - Full Story
January 26, 2015
Colo. suspect killed after officer struck by car

Colo. suspect killed after officer struck by car

When officers approached the vehicle after determining it was stolen, the female driver hit one officer with the car. Police then opened fire - Full Story
January 26, 2015

Drunken driver hits Texas squad during separate DWI arrest

Drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with another drunken driver they had pulled over - Full Story
January 23, 2015
Video: SC man claims to be cop, tries to stop wife's arrest after pursuit

Video: SC man claims to be cop, tries to stop wife's arrest after pursuit

As officers surrounded the vehicle, 34-year-old Calvin Logan, the suspect's husband, exited a nearby car and approached police, claiming to be an officer - Full Story



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