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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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Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present danger

Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present danger

Electromagnetic pulse technology that cooks a vehicle's computer electronics and therefore preventing 'dragged by' incidents has yet to hit the streets, so officer safety is up to the officer.

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Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present danger

Police dragged by vehicles:
An ever-present danger

Electromagnetic pulse technology that cooks a vehicle's computer electronics and therefore preventing 'dragged by' incidents has yet to hit the streets, so officer safety is up to the officer. Staying safe on the streets

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Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present on-duty danger Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Police dragged by vehicles: An ever-present on-duty danger

Police experts weigh in on how to react when a suspect decides to flee the traffic stop - Full Story

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Video: Conn. cop saves man who crashed into cruiser

Lorin Webber got out of his cruiser and found the driver of the other car slumped over - Full Story

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Officer killed in funeral crash

Officer killed in funeral crash

A motorcycle officer working to control traffic at a Calif. police funeral was killed following a collision with another motor officer Thursday. Officer Andrew Garton, 44, was thrown into oncoming traffic and struck a sedan head-on.

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Calif. officer dead, another critical after funeral crash

The two motor officers collided during funeral for fellow officer, sending Officer Andrew Garton into oncoming traffic - Full Story

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Video: Fla. deputy dragged by a motorcycle

62-year old deputy only moderately injured despite being dragged some 300 feet across intersection - Full Story

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Video: Suspect slams into deputy's car during chase

Suspect slams on breaks several times to force collision before t-boning cruiser - Full Story

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Md. state trooper killed in crash during pursuit

Trooper First Class Shaft Hunter, 39, was pronounced dead at scene of crash with tractor trailer - Full Story

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Video: Suspect assaults officer, steals patrol car

Dash cam captures intense struggle, which ended when suspect rammed car into truck - Full Story



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