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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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Errant police spike strip leaves Calif. drivers flat

The spike strip fell out of a police officer's car in February - Full Story

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Competition heats up for new cruisers

Competition heats up for new cruisers

Ford Motor Co. wants to remain the top gun in the U.S. police car market with a new Police Interceptor sedan, but its competitors are in hot pursuit. Here's more info about the coolest new police cars coming to a department near you. - Full Story

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Pa. officer critically injured in cruiser crash

Officer Richard Phillips injured when cruiser collided with truck - Full Story

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Tech gadgets pose growing danger

Tech gadgets pose growing danger

While dashboard computers, radios, and cellphones are widely seen as distractions, thousands of officers are required to use them, sometimes at high speeds, while weaving through traffic. How can cops avoid tragedy behind the wheel? - Full Story

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Lessons learned from a high-risk pursuit

In today's tactical training video, Dave Smith reviews remarkable in-car camera footage of a wild pursuit.... - Full Story Secure - Login Required

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Every Chicago cruiser to come equipped with TASER

Chicago police officers will also get more less lethal training - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg