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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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Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

Woman wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop - Full Story

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Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

As the officer spoke with the driver he pulled over, a pickup came within inches of side-swiping him before grinding to a halt.

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Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

Video: Texas cop has brush with death during traffic stop

As the officer spoke with the driver he pulled over, a pickup came within inches of side-swiping him before grinding to a halt - Full Story

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Maine cop stops driver for speeding, saves his life

Shortly after handing over his license and registration, the man suffered an apparent heart attack - Full Story

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Driver plows into Mustang during traffic stop

Dash cam video has been released capturing a driver slamming into a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road during a Texas traffic stop June 20.

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Video: Driver plows into Mustang during traffic stop

Dash cam video has been released capturing a driver slamming into a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road during a Texas traffic stop June 20 - Full Story

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Ore. deputy pinned after woman rams vehicle

Deputies broke a car window to arrest a Rock Creek woman who rammed a vehicle, damaging a patrol car and pinning a deputy early Saturday - Full Story

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Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

July 20 pursuit ended with police smashing the windows of a vehicle and an accidental discharge of one of their service weapons.

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Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story

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Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Parolee convicted of killing NY cop, 2nd man during rampage

Man shot officer at point-blank range during a traffic stop, fled and then executed a carjacking victim moments later - 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
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)