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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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Honolulu officer killed during traffic stop

Honolulu officer killed during traffic stop

Officer Eric Fontes was killed after a pickup truck crashed into the scene of a traffic stop - Full Story

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Video: Handcuffed prisoner escapes from squad car

The officer involved was originally issued a three-day suspension - Full Story

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3 Fla. officers seriously hurt in cruiser crash

A Boynton Beach police spokeswoman says the officers piled into a single car - Full Story

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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

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Video: Police tackle burning car to rescue crash victims

With fire around them, officers pull passengers to safety - Full Story

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Police: Trooper didn't cause fatal crash

Police: Trooper didn't cause fatal crash

Illinois State Police issued a statement that an officer accused of cutting off two motorcycles - causing a crash - was not responsible for the death of one of the drivers. Dash cam evidence

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Police: Ill. trooper did not cause fatal crash

Accounts of a fatal motorcycle crash in Chicago differ; police statement says officer acted appropriately - Full Story

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Ill. cop saves motorcycle crash victim

A police officer from the Kane County town of Campton Hills is credited with saving the life of a motorcyclist - Full Story

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Minn. officer fatally shoots suspected armed robber

The stolen car in which the suspect was a passenger crashed into a house - Full Story

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Police shoot hostage-taker in China bus standoff

Police pulled over the bus as it crossed the Yangtze River after receiving a bulletin from authorities - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg