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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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Ex-officer arrested in Mass. on OUI charges

The man allegedly admitted he 'had a couple' but registered a .285 on a Breathalyzer test - Full Story

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When basic physics trumps high technology

When basic physics trumps high technology

The National Transportation Safety Administration attributes 10 percent of all fatal accidents to driver distraction, and a squad car cockpit is cluttered with distractions. - Full Story

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Video: LA chase ends in bad wreck

The driver of the passing car was not seriously injured and the suspect was taken into custody - Full Story

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NJ officer killed in one-car Fla. wreck

“He was a good officer who was liked by everyone and did a good job” - Full Story

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When basic physics trumps high technology

The National Transportation Safety Administration attributes 10 percent of all fatal accidents to driver distraction, and a squad car cockpit is cluttered with distractions - Full Story

Videos

Yates: The Importance of Good Eyesight While Driving

Doug Wyllie sits down with Captain Travis Yates to talk about the most important asset that officers have, their eyes. Officers should be getting their vision checked on a regular basis to ensure that their eyesight will not affect their driving, particularly at night.

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Chief Jeff Chudwin: Speed Kills

Dave Smith sits down with Chief Jeff Chudwin to discuss the concept of "speed kills" both in driving and in our response times. We live in a world where safety is an illusion. He reminds us that we do not control the events around us, we can only control our response.

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Video: Uncooperative woman struck in head, TASERed during traffic stop

Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Andrew Davenport placed on leave following incident - Full Story

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DWI crashes drop in Santa Fe

Arrests have declined, but seized vehicles are up - Full Story

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Video: Patrol car slammed into wall during chase

Suspects in stolen SUV led N.C. cops on highway pursuit - 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.)
Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates