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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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February 27, 2014

Ga. police use new high tech device in pursuits

The StarChase system is a James Bond-worthy device that shoots a canister out the front of the police car and sticks a tracking device on the back of a fleeing vehicle - Full Story
February 27, 2014

'Road rage' rabbi who impersonated cop pleads guilty

Rabbi confronted a woman driving in a school zone. Authorities say he acknowledged that he held up a fake badge while yelling - Full Story
February 27, 2014

Video: Mysterious pursuit ends in high-speed crash

Police still aren't sure why a woman fled a traffic stop at speeds reaching 90 mph before losing control of her vehicle - Full Story
February 27, 2014

Confused Japanese tourists trigger Utah highway pursuit

Confusion about American traffic laws set off a high-speed pursuit in southern Utah - Full Story
February 27, 2014
Calif. town shaken in wake of police scandal

Calif. town shaken in wake of police scandal

"It's certainly going to be a black eye for King City," County Supervisor Simon Salinas said - Full Story
February 26, 2014

Vegas police no longer responding to fender benders

On March 3, police will leave it up to drivers in minor accidents to do the right thing - Full Story
February 26, 2014

3 Calif. officers injured during pursuit, crash

A pursuit through residential streets resulted in a dramatic collision, injuring two sheriff's deputies. A third officer was also injured - Full Story
February 26, 2014
Calif. chief, 2 officers arrested in car impound scheme

Calif. chief, 2 officers arrested in car impound scheme

Chief and two officers were removed from duty after being arrested on suspicion of selling or giving away impounded cars of poor residents - Full Story
February 25, 2014

Video: SFPD motorcycle unit trains with dirtbikes

The SFPD Honda unit gives the course on how to patrol areas that are inaccessible to police vehicles - Full Story
February 25, 2014

Video: Wis. officer narrowly avoids out-of-control truck

While the officer was standing in the road at the crash scene, he saw a pickup that was sliding on the ice coming at him - Full Story



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