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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 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
October 10, 2011
Aftermarket vendors retool for new police vehicles Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Aftermarket vendors retool for new police vehicles

Although police package vehicles come with beefed-up suspensions, cooling, transmissions, electrical systems, and so forth, most of the other equipment that makes it a functional police car comes from third-party vendors - Full Story
October 03, 2011
SC campus cops add green vehicles the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

SC campus cops add green vehicles

The Columbia College Police Department purchased Segways - Full Story
September 16, 2011
Police pursuits, seat belts, and the 'Pearly Gates' Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

Police pursuits, seat belts, and the 'Pearly Gates'

You were given intelligence and the ability to make decisions of your own free will. It is your job to consciously decide to keep yourself safe and preserve the precious life that has been granted to you - Full Story
September 11, 2011
10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

10 years after 9/11: Police counterterrorism, then and now

Terrorists will continue to refine their tactics and improve their operational capabilities, so we’re not going to have much of that 'luck' left to rely upon - Full Story
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

Police experts weigh in on how to react when a suspect decides to flee the traffic stop - Full Story



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