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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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Fla. man kills self during pursuit after shooting girlfriend

44-year-old Samori Kwame Walden was leaving as police arrived and then drove south on the interstate before shooting himself and crashing his car - Full Story

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Calif. carjacker bails on stolen car, confused by stick shift

The carjacker held the owner at gunpoint from the passenger's seat, then ordered the driver out in an attempt to drive off, but failed - Full Story

Exclusives

4 things firearms LODDs can teach cops about improving road safety

4 things firearms LODDs can teach cops about improving road safety

We are in a unique time in our profession where technology, training, and awareness are at their peak and we must take advantage of that in all areas of our profession. - Full Story

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4 things firearms LODDs can teach cops about road safety Travis Yates - Police Driving:
Safety Behind the Wheel

4 things firearms LODDs can teach cops about road safety

Technology, training, and awareness are at their peak and we must take advantage to improve our profession - Full Story

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Dallas mom who ended pursuit gets new van, other details emerge

Dallas mom who ended pursuit gets new van, other details emerge

Jessica Liesmann and her boyfriend yanked the suspect out of his car and body-slammed him on the pavement after he hit Liesmann's vehicle - Full Story

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Ga. deputies use new GPS tool to track criminals

Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett says high-speed chases too often end with a bang, and that is a problem - Full Story

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Ford shows off new police interceptor

Ford shows off new police interceptor

The crime-fighting vehicles get a new look and features for this summer - Full Story

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NYPD testing out Smart Cars

NYPD testing out Smart Cars

Agency has acquired nine of the single-passenger cars for the pilot program and currently is trying one out in Central Park - Full Story

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Crash victims grab, subdue suspect in Dallas pursuit

If you're going to crash into a car while fleeing police, don't crash into these people.

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Video: Crash victims grab, subdue suspect in Dallas pursuit

If you're going to crash into a car while fleeing police, don't crash into these people - 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
Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates