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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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NM deputy asleep at the wheel crashes cruiser

Deputy Adrian Chavez, 25, had just finished an overnight shift - Full Story


Shed comfortable habits so you never 'feel safe'

The other day I saw an officer working a crash. He was able to talk to both drivers at the same time as he sat in the comfort of his patrol car. The drivers door was open allowing one driver to squat down beside him and the other driver was leaning in through the open passenger window. Perfect way to get killed. Get out of your car and hold a clipboard and use an old fashioned item called pen and paper. Or keep the drivers near their vehicles. Being lazy is going to make for more funerals. You young rookies and older "veterans" need to be aware of those around you. The officer told me he felt safe because he had been talking to the drivers a while. Ted Bundy made his victims feel safe too. - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Texas deputy killed in rollover crash

The officer was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash - Full Story


Using dashcam footage to raise awareness

Watching dashcam footage of incidents where officers are put in dangerous situations can help you train... - Full Story


Md. officer dies in crash after cruiser hits tree

Officer Hector Ayala was a seven-year veteran of the force - Full Story


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How to buy emergency lighting

By Mike Shimwell S A Equipment Republished with permission of International Fire Fighter Magazine It is essential that public safety responders have... - Full Story


Suit claims Texas cop used phone before crash

Sgt. Gabriel Trevino sent a text from his work phone before a crash that killed a woman - 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