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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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July 31, 2014

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.
July 30, 2014

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.
July 29, 2014

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.
July 29, 2014

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.
July 25, 2014

Wis. pursuit ends in gun battle

After driving around two sets of stop sticks, a deputy performed a PIT maneuver and was quickly met with gunshots from the suspect.
July 24, 2014

Mich. cop attacked, dragged before shooting suspect in pursuit

As the officer started to place the suspect under arrest, he began fighting the cop and reentered his vehicle – dragging the officer for a few feet as he sped off.
July 23, 2014

Shooting into and out of a vehicle

Shannon Thrasher of Athens Guns tests theories on shooting into and out of vehicles, using them for cover, shooting out of windshields versus exiting the car, and more.
July 22, 2014

Miami cops nearly run over by fleeing suspect

Trooper tried to stop the suspect, but the driver kept going, eventually leading to the dramatic scene.
July 21, 2014

Ohio cop pulls suicidal man from freeway during traffic stop

Patrolman Matt Beck had just pulled over the suspected drunk driver when the man bolted into traffic.



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