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.
Electromagnetic pulse technology that cooks a vehicle's computer electronics and therefore preventing 'dragged by' incidents has yet to hit the streets, so officer safety is up to the officer. Staying safe on the streets
A motorcycle officer working to control traffic at a Calif. police funeral was killed following a collision with another motor officer Thursday. Officer Andrew Garton, 44, was thrown into oncoming traffic and struck a sedan head-on.
What if you were told that your department was now hiring officers who had almost no sense of smell and as much as eighty percent hearing loss? You'd be shocked, right? But are you using all your senses? (AP Image)