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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Although it has been ruled that both the pedestrians and the officer were at fault for the incident, the officer has resigned. Local departments are considering changing laws about using laptops in cruisers as a result.