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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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Police: Drunk Vt. woman had child drive car

Forty-two-year-old Jessica Mathiau was arrested Saturday evening and charged with child endangerment - Full Story

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Conn. prisoner slips off handcuffs, crashes police car

Man being transported to prison in a Connecticut police cruiser slipped out of his handcuffs and attacked the state trooper behind the wheel - Full Story

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Texas woman plans lawsuit in mistaken traffic stop

An officer apologized to the woman, told her the officers were called out on the wrong car and let the family leave.

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Video: Texas woman plans lawsuit in mistaken traffic stop

An officer apologized to the woman, told her the officers were called out on the wrong car and let the family leave - Full Story

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Maserati driver has police impersonation charge dismissed

Maserati driver has police impersonation charge dismissed

Man charged with impersonating a police officer for driving a Maserati that resembled a police cruiser is off the hook - Full Story

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Veteran Texas officer hit by car while setting up flares

The officer, who has not been identified, suffered a broken leg, cuts and bruises in the accident - Full Story

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NC Trooper injured swerving to avoid crash during pursuit

Trooper Jack Thorpe was pursuing a speeding motorcyclist when another vehicle intercepted his cruiser - Full Story

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Suspected carjacker shot by police in Portland freeway standoff

The ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway.

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Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets

Town now faces a scandal following allegations that the town victimizes motorists to turn a profit - Full Story

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Suspected carjacker shot by police in Portland freeway standoff

The ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway - Full Story



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