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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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Off-duty NYPD cop among 2 killed in wrong-way crash

Officer Richard Christopher, 32, collided with the vehicle head-on during the morning rush hour traffic on the New York State Thruway - Full Story

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Off-duty DC detective shot in carjacking

The detective was in his vehicle when he was approached by three suspects, who opened fire as the detective attempted to flee.

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Off-duty DC detective shot in carjacking

The detective was in his vehicle when he was approached by three suspects, who opened fire as the detective attempted to flee - Full Story

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Mich. cop's traffic stop becomes race against time

A police officer’s quick reaction time likely saved the life of a driver shortly after she was stopped for a red light violation.

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Video: Mich. cop’s traffic stop becomes race against time

Video: Mich. cop’s traffic stop becomes race against time

A police officer’s quick reaction time likely saved the life of a driver shortly after she was stopped for a red light violation - Full Story

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Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

Mass. man faces impersonator charge after driving Maserati patrol car

The luxury Italian vehicle's body was painted black and white with a police-style shield on the doors, and police-related decals - Full Story

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6 killed in Texas police pursuit

6 killed in Texas police pursuit

Authorities say six people have been killed, including a family of four, when an SUV speeding from police struck another vehicle southeast of Houston - Full Story

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Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Dash cam footage has been released of a violent crash and a vehicular attack on an officer during a pursuit in Des Moines on August 6.

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Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Video: Iowa suspect collides with car, rams cop in pursuit

Dash cam footage has been released of a violent crash and a vehicular attack on an officer during a pursuit in Des Moines on August 6 - Full Story

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Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police: Calif. suspect kills man, drives off with victim still in car

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday night that involved the suspect shooting the victim, then driving away in his car - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief