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.
Gas station surveillance cameras captured a DUI suspect hitting and dragging a Kentucky police officer during a traffic stop. As the officer approached the truck, the driver shifted into reverse. Driver sped off
Mounded-up snow has made it difficult for squad cars to respond to calls after a fierce blizzard pounded the Chicago area. "Anybody who needs us, we’ll respond," said one suburban chief. Stranded on the roadway