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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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Anti-fatigue measures could cut cop deaths 15 percent, researcher claims Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Anti-fatigue measures could cut cop deaths 15 percent, researcher claims

Dr. Bryan Vila, a former 17-year veteran street cop in Los Angeles, says that a mix of poor personal habits and arbitrary agency policies are putting officers at risk - Full Story

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How cops are dying in vehicles

How cops are dying in vehicles

In the 1980s, fatal collisions with fixed objects such as a guard rail, bridge, tree or traffic barrier was 29 percent. In the 1990s that jumped to 37 percent. In this most recent decade it is 41 percent.

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Woman squeezes through squad window, drives away

The handcuffed woman squeezed through the window to the front seat and drove off, crashing into a pickup truck - Full Story

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Study: How cops are dying in vehicles

Study: How cops are dying in vehicles

Earlier this year, a report was issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) titled, 'Characteristics of Law Enforcement Officers' Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes.' Here's our analysis. - Full Story

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Cops talk about testing the new Ford Interceptors (part 2)

Cops talk about testing the new Ford Interceptors (part 2)

Ford recently invited four police officers from around the U.S. and Canada to drive the new Interceptors — PoliceOne caught up with those cops to get their take on the new vehicles for a new three-part series. - Full Story

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Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 2) Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Cops talk about the new Ford Interceptors (pt. 2)

Ford recently invited four police officers from around the U.S. and Canada to drive the new Interceptors — PoliceOne caught up with those cops to get their take on the new vehicles for a new three-part series of articles - Full Story

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Calif. cop hits tree in high-speed chase, dies

Officer Jermaine Gibson is survived by his wife and infant son - Full Story

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Video: Chase ends with fatal taxi crash in Ohio

The suspect blew several red lights before colliding with a cab, killing the driver as well as his blind female passenger - Full Story

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Video: Car smashes into parked cruiser on highway

Patrol car was parked to divert traffic after accident - Full Story



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10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
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with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)