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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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2 Calif. cops hurt by woman fleeing traffic stop

Lisa Hernandez, a parolee injured two officers when she tried to ram her way out of arrest - Full Story


Mayor gets ticket, creates own parking spot

Mayor gets ticket, creates own parking spot

A mayor who was ticketed for illegally parking his Corvette ordered his own parking spot be put into the police lot - Full Story


Wis. deputy killed in crash with tow truck

Sheriff's Deputy Sergio Aleman was driving the agency's motorist assistance truck when the collision occurred - Full Story


2nd trooper charged in 'Death Race' surrenders

State prosecutors have said the troopers sought to conceal their involvement in the escort, which reached speeds exceeding 100 mph - Full Story


Texas cop killed by alleged drunk driver

Suspect had been convicted of DUI before in a separate case - Full Story


The world's narrowest patrol car

Not a great choice for suspect transport.


NY police arrest teen who broke patrol car window

As the suspect was being led out of the house in handcuffs she began shouting "I didn't do anything wrong" and "I'm not crazy."


Texas police chase Smart Car

From helicopter video, the Smart Car looks more like a wind-up toy as it leads police down a Houston interstate.


2 NJ troopers charged in 'Death Race'

Troopers allegedly involved in an unauthorized high-speed escort of luxury cars - Full Story


Using Vehicles for Cover Secure - Login Required

Betsy Brantner-Smith talks with Senior Sig Sauer Academy Instructor J.C. Corbett about how (and how not to) use your vehicle for cover during a potential firefight, including some common pitfalls.
Using Vehicles for Cover

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