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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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Fla. cop killed in wreck before shift

Fla. cop killed in wreck before shift

16-year veteran Sgt. Adam Rosenthal was reporting to his station when his cruiser struck a tree. The highly decorated officer ran the department’s martial arts program. 'Touched many people'

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Florida officer killed in wreck before shift

The 16-year veteran is survived by his wife and four children - Full Story

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Video: Cop slams squad into oncoming DUI suspect's car

The driver kept going even after stop sticks deflated his tires - Full Story

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Video: Driver slams head-on into bus during pursuit

The suspect lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane - Full Story

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Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story

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Arizona tribal police officer killed by stray trailer

The officer had only been with the department for 30 days at the time of the accident - Full Story

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Idaho officer shot in face after pursuit

The suspect was detained and taken to the hospital after wrecking his car and the officer is expected to fully recover - Full Story

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Video of McDonald’s robbery in which K-9 was killed released

Rosco, a German Shepherd who had been with the department since 2009, was shot and killed by the suspect - Full Story

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Gang member arrested for firing on Oakland cops

The officers' car was hit, but they weren't injured and did not fire back - Full Story

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Video: Ky. cop dragged during stop

Video: Ky. cop dragged during stop

Gas station surveillance cameras captured a DUI suspect hitting and dragging a Kentucky police officer during a traffic stop. As the officer approached the truck, the driver shifted into reverse. Driver sped off



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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
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