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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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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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Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story

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Video: Cops' prank on officer's birthday goes viral

Police officers at the Kansas City Kansas Police Department are a colorful bunch of people — with a sense of humor - Full Story

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Conn. trooper seriously injured after car strikes him

Aaron Altenhein, the driver of a pickup truck whose bed liner had fallen off into the highway, was also hit.

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Conn. trooper seriously injured after car strikes him

Aaron Altenhein, the driver of a pickup truck whose bed liner had fallen off into the highway, was also hit - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)