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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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John Croop: Uplifting your fleet

John Croop, fleet manager for an Ohio sheriff's office, says that uniformity and consistency are important when upfitting a fleet so officers know how to operate the equipment in the vehicle immediately upon entry.


Dispatcher dies when hit by driver fleeing cops

Marciea Adkins worked as a 911 police operator for the Chicago PD - Full Story


Calif. officer dies in collision with 2nd cruiser

Calif. officer dies in collision with 2nd cruiser

Officer Ryan Stringer was killed early Sunday morning when his vehicle crashed with another police cruiser as both responded to a robbery call. He had recently returned to work after a bad off-duty motorcycle accident a year ago.


Calif. officer dies in collision with 2nd cruiser

Calif. officer dies in collision with 2nd cruiser

Officer Ryan Stringer, 26, collided while responding to robbery call Sunday morning - Full Story


Texas officer killed in alleged capital murder

Officer Bryan Mitchell Hebert was retrieving road spikes from his trunk when he was killed - Full Story


Video: Alleged carjacker flees chief, trooper

The suspect waited for them to get out of their patrol cars before speeding off toward Memphis - Full Story


Driver who hit cop and fled hospital imprisoned

Ohio man shot by police after striking cops with his vehicle gets a 6-year term - Full Story


Video: Wrong-way teen driver tries to flee police

The teenager speeds backwards toward a roundabout and narrowly misses oncoming traffic as an unmarked police car and back-up vehicles attempt to stop him - Full Story


Fla. officers fired after on-duty ATV crash

Officer Derick Kuilan took a woman for a ride on his department-issued ATV, crashing the ATV and injuring the woman and two beachgoers - Full Story


Ga. sheriff dies from crash injuries

Spalding County Sheriff Dee Stewart, 63, was badly injured in a crash 10 days ago - Full Story

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