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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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August 10, 2011
A vehicle pursuit is actually an unlawful flight Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

A vehicle pursuit is actually an unlawful flight

United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy recently stated that vehicular flight from a law enforcement officer invites, even demands, pursuit - Full Story
June 15, 2011
Vehicle stop and checkpoint tactics: A safety mnemonic Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

Vehicle stop and checkpoint tactics: A safety mnemonic

If the criminal element is on the freeway, chances are pretty good that someone from Border Patrol is likely to encounter it - Full Story
May 31, 2011
Police ambushes and seatbelts: The debate continues Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Police ambushes and seatbelts: The debate continues

Comments like "I'm afraid of an ambush" and "I may have to exit the car quickly" are by far the biggest reasons used for not wearing seatbelts. - Full Story
May 27, 2011
Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present on-duty danger Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present on-duty danger

Electromagnetic pulse technology that cooks a vehicle's computer electronics, therefore preventing 'dragged by' incidents, has yet to hit the streets - Full Story
May 16, 2011
Police car maintenance: Do you really need an oil change? Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Police car maintenance: Do you really need an oil change?

New, inexpensive technology tells you the condition of your engine’s oil - Full Story
April 11, 2011
Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 3) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 3)

We close out our roundtable discussion with Officer Terry Bykerk of the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Police Department, Officer Don Spence of the Dundee, (Mich.) Police Department, Lieutenant John Leas of the San Diego (Calif.) Police Department, and Staff Sergeant Chris Whaley, Ontario (Canada) Provincial Police - Full Story
March 24, 2011
Anti-fatigue measures could cut cop deaths 15 percent, researcher claims Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Anti-fatigue measures could cut cop deaths 15 percent, researcher claims

Dr. Bryan Vila, a former 17-year veteran street cop in Los Angeles, says that a mix of poor personal habits and arbitrary agency policies are putting officers at risk - Full Story
March 21, 2011
Study: How cops are dying in vehicles Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Study: How cops are dying in vehicles

Understanding NHTSA's findings on police vehicle crashes - Full Story
March 21, 2011
Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 2) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 2)

Ford recently invited four police officers from around the U.S. and Canada to drive the new Interceptors — PoliceOne caught up with those cops to get their take on the new vehicles for a new three-part series of articles - Full Story
March 07, 2011
Videos: New Ford Interceptor takes on competition Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Videos: New Ford Interceptor takes on competition

At the Ford Arizona Proving Ground, four law enforcers — Officer Terry Bykerk of the Grand Rapids... - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg