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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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Drunk-to-keep-warm defense works for DWI suspect

Says he was not intoxicated while driving, but that he was by the time emergency workers arrived more than two hours later - Full Story

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Drugs were in 1 in 5 drivers killed in 2009

The data underscores a growing problem of people driving with drugs in their systems - Full Story

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Editorial: Drinking, driving, and the Holidays

Law enforcement agencies in Texas are determined to keep tragedies from striking this year - Full Story

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Texas officer killed in Okla. while helping stranded driver

Patrick Sirois was assisting driver when a passing car clipped the trailer, pinning him against guardrail - Full Story

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Memorials honor NJ officer killed in Thanksgiving morning crash

Memorials honor NJ officer killed in Thanksgiving morning crash

9-year veteran Officer Jason Marles was headed home after working a holiday anti-drunken driving detail - Full Story

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Colo. deputy shot and killed in high-speed chase

Colo. deputy shot and killed in high-speed chase

The pursuit at times exceeded 100 miles per hour before stop sticks were deployed - Full Story

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Cops in Ohio TASER DUI suspect

Police in Ohio use a TASER on a woman they arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. In this surveillance video, you see her tumble to the floor and hit her head on a chair.
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Chase ends with tanker crash

This man led officers on a high-speed chase through South Florida that ended when his vehicle crashed into the back of a fuel tanker. He was wanted for robbery.
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Columns

OTMs and SIAs in the USA Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

OTMs and SIAs in the USA

OTM is a delightful little acronym for illegal immigrants who are 'Other Than Mexican' — SIA stands for 'Special Interest Aliens' from terrorist nations like Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Sudan, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen - Full Story

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Police dummy keeps Calif. drivers honest

Officer Bob, the mannequin, improves safety because it causes drivers to pause or at least slow down at stop signs - Full Story



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