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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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Video: Ga. cops rescue man from blaze after pursuit, crash

Video: Ga. cops rescue man from blaze after pursuit, crash

A suspected car thief was rescued by Georgia officers after the vehicle he was driving caught on fire during a pursuit. (NBC11 Image) Dash cam

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Calif. police see few results from red-light cameras

The two devices have only slightly reduced accident rates at a key downtown intersection - Full Story

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Violent traffic stop ends in window smashing, crash

Police in Redwood City, Calif. were forced to smash through a driver's window after repeated requests for the suspect to open his vehicle door. The driver then sped off, only to crash moments later.

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Dash cam captures deadly SC shooting

Dash cam footage out of South Carolina captures police conducting a traffic stop in August 2013 for a window tint violation. As one officer begins to conduct a pat-down of the suspects, one of the vehicle occupants attempts to escape. The running suspect shot at officers, and they were forced to open fire, killing him.

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Nearly decapitated cop endures risky spinal surgery for job

Tenn. Trooper Lowell Russell hopes the surgery will enable him to get back on the job.

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Nearly decapitated cop endures risky spinal surgery for job

Tenn. Trooper Lowell Russell hopes the surgery will enable him to get back on the job - Full Story

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Driver charged for attacking Mass. trooper on roadside

Nassive Palmer, 30, became combative after an officer saw the man had outstanding warrants and tried arresting him - Full Story

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LAPD officer killed, second injured in crash

A Los Angeles police officer was killed and another seriously injured when their squad car collided with a big rig

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LAPD officer killed, second injured in crash

LAPD officer killed, second injured in crash

A Los Angeles police officer was killed and another seriously injured when their squad car collided with a big rig - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
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