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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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LAPD motorcycle officer still critical, blood drive held

A blood drive was held Monday for a veteran motorcycle officer who remained in a medically-induced coma after he was hit by an alleged DUI driver - Full Story

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Mich. police acquire mine-resistant military truck

Mich. police acquire mine-resistant military truck

Sheriff William Federspiel says he hopes to never have to use it, since to do so implies "something awfully bad has happened" - Full Story

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LAPD motorcycle officer critical after crash

The motorcycle officer was stopped at a traffic light when a red SUV rammed him from behind and pinned him to the car in front - Full Story

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Police: Car flips into NYC creek, killing 4

Police: Car flips into NYC creek, killing 4

A car heading down a dead-end street in a desolate NYC industrial area flipped, killing four young people returning from a birthday celebration - Full Story

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Mob brutally attacks driver after accidentally striking boy

Mob brutally attacks driver after accidentally striking boy

Detroit man is in critical condition with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him when he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy - Full Story

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Ky. sheriff's deputy killed in crash

Ky. sheriff's deputy killed in crash

Ernest Franklin, 58, was driving east when he drove off the right shoulder, striking an embankment - Full Story

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Mass. officer killed in motorcycle crash

Mass. officer killed in motorcycle crash

Officer Gregg Maloney was traveling westbound when he was knocked off his motorcycle - Full Story

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Manhunt underway for driver who struck Fla. cop with stolen truck

A police officer was hit but not hurt Monday night by a fleeing stolen truck whose driver is being sought - Full Story

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SC K-9 struck by vehicle dies

SC K-9 struck by vehicle dies

A Midlands K-9 officer that was hit by a vehicle on Sunday has died - Full Story

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Pa. officer treated for injuries after SUV rollover

Deputy sheriff was treated for injuries Monday morning after his sheriff's department SUV slid on the snow and crashed into a stone embankment - Full Story



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