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.
Dash cam footage of an intoxicated woman's teary confession after police stop her following a hit and run. The husband suffered a broken leg, while the wife was treated for a concussion. Two small children were uninjured.
It’s no secret that more cops have died in car crashes than from bullets in the last ten years. All too often the reasons for those crashes are excessive speed and driving beyond the capability of the driver and vehicle. - Full Story
Police released dash cam showing parts of the 120 mph, three-county pursuit that ended in the death of Walker officer Trevor Slot and two suspects, prompting a look back at the circumstances of the fatal day as it unfolded in October. - Full Story