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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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November 22, 2014
Texas deputy killed in single-vehicle crash

Texas deputy killed in single-vehicle crash

A Texas sheriff’s deputy died Friday after losing control of his patrol vehicle - Full Story
November 21, 2014

Video: Mo. building collapses after driver fleeing cops hits it

Vehicle being chased by police slammed into a Kansas City building Thursday, causing the structure to partially collapse - Full Story
November 19, 2014
Video: Austin cop opens fire on man ramming cruiser

Video: Austin cop opens fire on man ramming cruiser

Dash cam video has been released capturing the shooting of a burglary suspect as he rammed into an officer’s patrol car in an escape attempt - Full Story
November 19, 2014
Colo. police make arrest in shooting of cop at traffic stop

Colo. police make arrest in shooting of cop at traffic stop

Police have arrested a man suspected of shooting an Aurora officer during a Friday traffic stop - Full Story
November 19, 2014
NC deputy killed in crash, trucker charged

NC deputy killed in crash, trucker charged

Sheriff's deputy was killed Wednesday morning when a tractor-trailer overturned onto the deputy's car - Full Story
November 18, 2014

Ill. cop allegedly pulls over bus to deliver son's lunch

Ill. sheriff's office investigating complaint that an officer pulled over a school bus while on its route — outside his jurisdiction — to deliver lunch to his son - Full Story
November 17, 2014

Trending Topics: When cops have close calls on the road

By PoliceOne Staff One of the most persistent dangers cops face every day is the perilous, unpredictable,... - Full Story
November 16, 2014

NH teen driver caught after 35-mile, wrong-way pursuit

Teen driving in the wrong lanes at speeds of more than 100 mph traveled about 35 miles before troopers used spike strips to stop her car - Full Story
November 14, 2014
Video: Wash. suspect rams cruisers, gets shot in drug sting

Video: Wash. suspect rams cruisers, gets shot in drug sting

Dash cam video has been released capturing the violent escape attempt and shooting of a suspect wanted for manufacturing meth - Full Story
November 13, 2014
Crimson Tide team doctors save LSU officer struck by car

Crimson Tide team doctors save LSU officer struck by car

After the drama of Alabama’s win over LSU Saturday, the Crimson Tide’s team doctors were called to action on the way home - Full Story



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