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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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Squad windows: Open or shut?

Squad windows: Open or shut?

What if you were told that your department was now hiring officers who had almost no sense of smell and as much as eighty percent hearing loss? You'd be shocked, right? But are you using all your senses? (AP Image)

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Man gets 5 years in prison for assaulting Calif. officer with car

Reversed car into officer in a Toys R Us parking lot back in March - Full Story

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Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 3) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 3)

We close out our roundtable discussion with Officer Terry Bykerk of the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Police Department, Officer Don Spence of the Dundee, (Mich.) Police Department, Lieutenant John Leas of the San Diego (Calif.) Police Department, and Staff Sergeant Chris Whaley, Ontario (Canada) Provincial Police - Full Story

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Mich. trooper thrown from cruiser, killed

The trooper's squad rolled several times in the wreck that came while responding to an accident - Full Story

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Fla. woman gets half-naked to shed liquor smell

Fla. woman gets half-naked to shed liquor smell

Cops followed a trail of sandals and a pair of shorts into a wooded area where K-9 Kilo located the scantily-clad woman - Full Story

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New wireless network may compromise squad-car GPS

Manufacturers of GPS equipment warn that strong signals from the network could jam existing navigation systems - Full Story

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Deputy helps driver escape rolled vehicle

“The vehicle ended up in a ditch in about 6 inches of water,” the deputy said - Full Story

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SC departments stocking up on outgoing Crown Vic

By Schuyler Kropf The Post and CourierFord Motor Co.'s Crown Victoria -- the most popular police cruiser... - Full Story

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A new era in police vehicles begins at Ford

A new era in police vehicles begins at Ford

Ford’s new Police Interceptor replaces the Crown Vic as its car for law enforcement - Full Story

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NY cop struck, killed in traffic stop

NY cop struck, killed in traffic stop

14-year veteran Kevin Dobson was struck and killed by a passing vehicle during a traffic stop this weekend. His death comes just three months after NY passed a new "Move Over" law. 71-year-old driver



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates