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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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February 10, 2012
P1 Photo of the Week: Desert trailblazer PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: Desert trailblazer

(PoliceOne Image)This week's photo comes from Officer Dustin Hawkinson of Scottsdale (Ariz.) Police,... - Full Story
January 31, 2012
Safer tire-spike alternatives Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Safer tire-spike alternatives

At least five officers were killed last year while deploying tire deflation devices - Full Story
January 25, 2012
Think 'FAST': A mnemonic to help keep you safe John Demand - Observation on Demand

Think 'FAST': A mnemonic to help keep you safe

Too many officers have lost their lives due to lack of what I consider to be four core elements of officer safety: Focus, Attention, Situational awareness, and Tempo - Full Story
December 26, 2011
2011 in Review: Are cops born to speed? Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

2011 in Review: Are cops born to speed?

The Risk Homeostasis Theory can be applied to law enforcement in a variety of ways, including our willingness to ignore proven safety devices and proven safety measures - Full Story
December 15, 2011
P1 First Person: 4 reasons why we're dying on the road PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: 4 reasons why we're dying on the road

By Jodi R. Butts PoliceOne MemberAs a driving instructor, I continue to be frustrated by the number of... - Full Story
November 29, 2011
Heads-up displays becoming mainstream? Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Heads-up displays becoming mainstream?

Navigation and dashboard data projected directly onto the lower edge of the windshield - Full Story
November 09, 2011
Dynamic entry... via squad car Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

Dynamic entry... via squad car

When lives are at stake, it may be necessary to roll the dice with outside-the-box thinking - Full Story
November 07, 2011
Let's be honest about our driving speed Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Let's be honest about our driving speed

Since 1999, 43 percent of the officers that have died behind the wheel of the car have done so in single car collisions and this trend remains in 2011 - Full Story
November 01, 2011
What do the newest squad cars offer? Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

What do the newest squad cars offer?

During NAFA 2011, PoliceOne had the opportunity to test out many of the newest police patrol vehicles, and speak with each of the major manufacturers about their new squads - Full Story
October 26, 2011
IACP 2011: Officer safety is #1 concern of chiefs Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

IACP 2011: Officer safety is #1 concern of chiefs

What can we do to increase officer safety despite the declining budgetary resources most agencies have available? - Full Story



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