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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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Popular Mechanics designs the ultimate cop car

By Erik Sofge Popular MechanicsThe typical cop car isn’t born—it’s slapped together.... - Full Story


N.Y. police probe cause of crash that killed eight

By Jim Fitzgerald Associated PressBRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. — Authorities are trying to determine... - Full Story


N.C. deputy uses Corvette to stop speeders

By Michael Biesecker News & ObserverRALEIGH, N.C. — Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison says... - Full Story


Dallas switches red light law for first responders

By Tanya Eiserer Dallas Morning NewsDALLAS — A new law will allow emergency workers to run red... - Full Story


How to safely use emergency lights Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

How to safely use emergency lights

Working on the highways and roadways of America is some of the most dangerous work a law enforcement of... - Full Story


Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma Betsy Brantner Smith - Survival Insights

Edged weapons, bullets, and blunt trauma

One of my favorite books is The Survivor’s Club by Ben Sherwood. The subtitle says it all: &ldq... - Full Story


Fla. city spars with cops on taking cars home

By Mark Schlueb Orlando SentinelORLANDO, Fla. — A major budget battle is brewing between Orlando... - Full Story


Turn the car off at a traffic stop

I recently had a suspect drive off while I was approaching the vehicle on a traffic stop. As I ran back... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only


Ky. city says it shouldn't pay for officer's fatal wreck

By Jason Riley Courier-JournalLOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Oct. 7, 2006, Louisville Metro Police Officer... - Full Story


Unmarked cop car containing weapons, I.D. stolen

By Julie Knipe Brown Miami HeraldMIAMI — Law enforcement officers from two counties are searching... - Full Story

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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

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