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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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Officer killed in funeral crash

Officer killed in funeral crash

A motorcycle officer working to control traffic at a Calif. police funeral was killed following a collision with another motor officer Thursday. Officer Andrew Garton, 44, was thrown into oncoming traffic and struck a sedan head-on.

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Calif. officer dead, another critical after funeral crash

The two motor officers collided during funeral for fellow officer, sending Officer Andrew Garton into oncoming traffic - Full Story

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Video: Fla. deputy dragged by a motorcycle

62-year old deputy only moderately injured despite being dragged some 300 feet across intersection - Full Story

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Video: Suspect slams into deputy's car during chase

Suspect slams on breaks several times to force collision before t-boning cruiser - Full Story

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Md. state trooper killed in crash during pursuit

Trooper First Class Shaft Hunter, 39, was pronounced dead at scene of crash with tractor trailer - Full Story

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Video: Suspect assaults officer, steals patrol car

Dash cam captures intense struggle, which ended when suspect rammed car into truck - Full Story

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Video: Motorcylist leads cops on 130 mph chase, dies in crash

20-year-old Mich. man struck cruiser and crashed after high speed pursuit - Full Story

Columns

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

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2 border patrol agents struck by train, killed

They were positioning their vehicle while tracking illegal immigrants when they were struck by a 90-car freight train - Full Story

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$1M bail for SF cadet in fatal hit-and-run

Accused of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving in the hit-run accident that killed a 61-year-old pedestrian - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
TechBeat TechBeat
with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)