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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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March 10, 2015
Video: Ariz. suspects toss bales of pot down highway as cops pursue

Video: Ariz. suspects toss bales of pot down highway as cops pursue

Some of the pot bales that suspects tossed out of an SUV during a high-speed pursuit got picked up by passing vehicles - Full Story
March 09, 2015
Mysterious voice leads Utah cops to rescue toddler from river

Mysterious voice leads Utah cops to rescue toddler from river

As four Utah police officers approached an overturned car discovered below a bridge in an icy river, they heard a woman's voice asking softly for help - Full Story
March 08, 2015
Md. officer killed in traffic collision

Md. officer killed in traffic collision

Cruiser left the roadway and struck a wooden fence - Full Story
March 06, 2015

Pa. cop loses control of cruiser, crashes into vet clinic

The officer had to be cut out of his vehicle, but he wasn't hurt - Full Story
March 06, 2015

Woman crashes into squad, makes bomb threat at Miami airport

Bomb-sniffing dogs turned up nothing after the incident Thursday afternoon - Full Story
March 06, 2015

Shots fired at CHP officers; bullet hits patrol car

A two-officer patrol car stopped a vehicle when shots were fired in their direction - Full Story
March 05, 2015
Strange circumstances surround $4.8M gold heist on highway

Strange circumstances surround $4.8M gold heist on highway

Heist was carefully planned and raises questions about who was involved other than the three armed robbers - Full Story
March 03, 2015

NH police issuing tickets for pizza, french fries

Inspired by how well residents have handled a tough winter, police have been giving out gift cards for people using crosswalks and driving properly - Full Story
March 03, 2015

$4.8M in gold bars stolen in armored truck heist on highway

Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night - Full Story
March 02, 2015

Hawaii officer arrested after bicyclist killed

The collision occurred on a notoriously dangerous stretch of the road - Full Story



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