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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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Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies

An officer in Puerto Rico died Thursday, six days after she was involved in a car crash - Full Story

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Hawaii cop helps wife deliver their baby in squad car

Officer Mario Ochoa, who is assigned to the Kona Patrol, was driving his wife Ryan to the hospital when she said the baby was coming.

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Hawaii cop helps wife deliver their baby in squad car

Officer Mario Ochoa, who is assigned to the Kona Patrol, was driving his wife Ryan to the hospital when she said the baby was coming - Full Story

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Reality Training: When your partner becomes a hostage

For the week of April 11, Dave Smith shows us one of the most remarkable gun grabs ever caught on camera, and an exemplary case that shows what to do in a situation when your partner has been taken hostage.

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SFPD investigates Smart car 'tipping' spree

SFPD investigates Smart car 'tipping' spree

The small two-seat cars were flipped on their sides or roofs in an apparent vandalism spree Monday in two San Francisco neighborhoods - Full Story

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'Tweeting troopers' take citizens on digital ride-alongs

In an age where the world is hungry for information, the KHP formed the Tweeting Troopers as a way to share traffic warnings and tips - Full Story

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LAPD cop struck by DUI suspect dies

LAPD cop struck by DUI suspect dies

An LAPD motorcycle officer who was struck by an alleged DUI driver Saturday has died - Full Story

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Off-duty cop saves boy pinned under school bus

Unattended bus drifted across a road and hit a 7-year-old who was waiting at a bus stop - Full Story

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Video: Okla. cop narrowly avoids careening car

Video: Okla. cop narrowly avoids careening car

A newly released dash cam video captured the moment when an Oklahoma officer narrowly avoided being struck by a driver during a traffic stop. (YouTube Image) Close call



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg