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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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Car crash with parked cruiser kills officer

By Larry King Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA — It began as a routine traffic stop on a busy... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Calif. officer killed in head-on collision with wrong-way driver

By Corina Knoll Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — A Culver City police officer and a 21-year-old Van... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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N.D. man rams chief's truck 3 times during stop

The Associated PressNORTHWOOD, N.D. — Northwood police said a man is in custody after ramming his... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Mass. police captain killed in crash

By John R. Ellement and Andrew Ryan Boston GlobeSAUGUS, Mass. — A State Police captain working... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Vt. man nabbed for shooting cop car suspect in other shootings

Related article: Shootings into homes, buildings and police barracks investigated St. Johnsbury Police... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Fla. man shot, killed after hitting officer with car

By Steven Beardsley Naples Daily NewsFORT MYERS, Fla. — The last two times Arthur Lee Coleman ran,... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Family in line of fire thanks 'hero' officer

By Heath Urie Daily CameraBOULDER, Colo. — Perrin Dake and his 17-year-old daughter, Tanya, were... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Ohio officer struck, killed while clearing debris from highway

Editor's note: The topic of officers being struck by passing vehicles during roadside activities (traffic... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Take precautions with helmets

If you stop a motorcycle rider, snowmobiler or other driver who might be wearing a crash helmet, make... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only

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Stolen Calif. patrol car recovered after hour chase

By Beatriz E. Valenzuela Daily Press - Victorville (California) LUCERNE VALLEY, Calif. — Erratic... - Full Story



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