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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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Video: Cop thrown 15 feet in icy wreck

The driver’s vehicle slid on the icy road, slamming into the squad car and knocking the second officer across the snow - Full Story

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Video: New radar detects drivers who follow too closely

State law requires drivers traveling 35 miles per hour or faster to have at least two seconds of following distance - Full Story

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Alleged rapist arrested in La. traffic stop

A state trooper pulled over a man because his car was missing a tail light - Full Story

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New Dallas unit will monitor dash-cam police behavior

"I think these policies need to be established to make sure the cameras capture both audio and video," a prosecutor said - Full Story

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Video: Fla. cyclist hit by cruiser on dark road

The road on which the incident happened is poorly lit, according to residents - Full Story

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Fla. cop killed in wreck before shift

Fla. cop killed in wreck before shift

16-year veteran Sgt. Adam Rosenthal was reporting to his station when his cruiser struck a tree. The highly decorated officer ran the department’s martial arts program. 'Touched many people'

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Florida officer killed in wreck before shift

The 16-year veteran is survived by his wife and four children - Full Story

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Video: Cop slams squad into oncoming DUI suspect's car

The driver kept going even after stop sticks deflated his tires - Full Story

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Video: Driver slams head-on into bus during pursuit

The suspect lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane - Full Story

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Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story



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10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
TechBeat TechBeat
with the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ)