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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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Driver inattention led to NY trooper's death

Jill Mattice was the first New York female trooper killed on duty - Full Story

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Fla. chief puts stop to stickers on cruisers

Stickers created by the city's firefighters somehow ended up on the cruisers - Full Story

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Texas officer dies in motorcycle crash

Officer Rodney Holder was pursuing a speeder when a car crashed into him - Full Story

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Ky. officer killed in hit-and-run crash

A Lexington man has been arrested and charged with murdering Bryan J. Durman - Full Story

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Utah deputy dies in fall from bridge

Utah deputy dies in fall from bridge

Sgt. Franco Aguilar was responding to a crash scene - Full Story

Tips

Exiting your squad when a citizen approaches

In this tactical tip, Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith (ret.) discusses the best way to exit your parked vehicle... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

Columns

Intersections: An enemy in waiting Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Intersections: An enemy in waiting

DOT says that 40 percent of all vehicle collisions occur in intersections — here are 12 tips, thoughts, and techniques to consider as you drive through the crossroads - Full Story

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'Professional courtesy' for NJ trooper raises questions

N.J. State Police looks the other way after fellow trooper drinks and drives - Full Story

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Wis. deputy killed by suspected drunk driver

The officer was responding to a call when his squad car collided with a pickup truck - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

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