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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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Texas cop hospitalized after red light collision

A police officer answering a call about 2:35 a.m. today was struck by another vehicle after its driver apparently ran a red light - Full Story

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Police: Man crashes into CNN Center in downtown Atlanta

Police: Man crashes into CNN Center in downtown Atlanta

Atlanta police officer John Chafee says the driver is being charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving and marijuana possession - Full Story

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Texas police latest to crack down on Uber, Lyft cars

The impoundments Tuesday came about a month after Police Chief William McManus announced that such enforcement could occur if ride-sharing companies didn't cease operations - Full Story

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Calif. officer dies after car crash

Calif. officer dies after car crash

33-year-old officer died Wednesday just weeks after he was seriously injured in a car crash - Full Story

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Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor.

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Prison escapee stabs Pa. cop, steals cruiser

The brunt of the stab was taken by the officer's body armor - Full Story

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NY assigns town officials cars with sirens, lights

The lights and sirens allow the 16 officials to quickly respond to events "to assess imminent threats to the public" - Full Story

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Utah cop on leave says he didn't refuse to work gay pride parade

Attorney for officer who was placed on leave for refusing an assignment to work a gay pride parade last weekend said Monday that his client has been defamed - Full Story

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Calif. police ask for funds to double helicopter's air time

Department is asking the City Council to set aside $397K to double the amount of time helicopter can spend patrolling Oakland - 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
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)