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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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Struck-by incidents: A mid-year review and safety tips Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

Struck-by incidents: A mid-year review and safety tips

Struck-by incidents are the second leading cause of accidental deaths to law enforcement - Full Story

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Mo. billboards honor drunk driving victims

One-third of all traffic fatalities in 2008 involved drunk drivers - Full Story

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Maine man intentionally crashes into squad car

Man who "wanted to kill himself" has been charged with felony aggravated assault and aggravated criminal mischief... "there may be additional charges" - Full Story

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88 LEOs killed in line of duty in just six months Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

88 LEOs killed in line of duty in just six months

At mid-year 2010, LEO deaths are up considerably compared last year - Full Story

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Iowa cops nabbed by red light cameras

Associated PressCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Traffic cameras have snapped 26 local patrol cars speeding... - Full Story

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Driver crashes into police cruiser in Tx.

The truck rolled several times after hitting the police car - Full Story

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The constant danger of highway traffic stops

No set policy on roadside stops because each poses a unique danger - Full Story

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Two injured in Philly police cruiser, fire truck crash

The patrol car and fire truck collided while responding to a fire - Full Story

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Fla. deputy under investigation in fatal crash

Cleared of any wrongdoing in an April 2005 accident, Polk County sheriff's Deputy William Schob is under scrutiny for his second traffic fatality in five years, his sixth traffic accident since joining the force in 1998 - Full Story



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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)