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Injured Tenn. Officer May be Disciplined for Not Wearing Seat Belt

June 6, 2011
A Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report indicates Officer Frank Hernandez wasn't wearing his seat belt when he was involved in a crash with Murfreesboro resident Khamphan Phanthala, who the THP report indicates was at fault in the crash.

S.C. Agency Wants Officers To Pay To Fill Up

May 25, 2011
If City Manager Nolan Wiggins gets his way, Abbeville, S.C., Police officers who live outside the city limits will be required to pay for fuel used outside the city limits.

Video: S.C. Man Fights with Officer, Steals Cruiser

May 20, 2011
Arthur Lee Thompson Jr., 38, eventually crashed the officer's vehicle, when he plowed into a truck during the joyride that was captured on the officer's dash cam.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Go Rhino.</strong></em></p>

Go Rhino Introduces Brush Guards for 2011 Dodge Charger

May 20, 2011
The vehicle accessory is fully welded one-piece construction. It's ideal for PIT maneuvers and provides optimal strength and superior grille protection, according to the company.

Florida Man Strikes Two Officers with Vehicle

May 17, 2011
The incident began at about 11 p.m. Saturday, when the officers observed Justin Bradley, 25, smoking a blunt (cannabis cigarette) in his car. Officer Carraway was attempting to retrieve the keys from Bradley when the driver apparently rolled over the officer's foot. Sgt. Towler then attempted to block Bradley's escape with his patrol vehicle; a head-on collision injured both men.

Pittsburgh Squad and Ambulance Collide

May 16, 2011
Pittsburgh Police are investigating two cruiser crashes over the weekend, including one patrol car's collision with an ambulance as both were responding to a fatal shooting.

Atlanta Suburb Approves Ads on Patrol Cars

May 13, 2011
The ads won't be large NASCAR-sized ads or vehicle wraps, but smaller ads that could be placed on the vehicle's fender. Also, the city won't accept racy or controversial sponsors.
<p><em><strong>Photo: RAM Mounts.</strong></em></p>

RAM Introduces Tough-Dock for Panasonic Toughbook CF-52

May 6, 2011
The dock offers full port replication, on-board power supply, a tamper-proof lock, and integrated screen support. The RAM Tough-Dock can be integrated into an existing RAM system, or mounted to a Toughbook with a complete kit.

North Dakota Lawmakers Approve Troopers, Deny EVOC and Gun Range

May 5, 2011
Gov. Jack Dalrymple had recommended spending $3.6 million for an indoor gun range and a new driving course for emergency vehicles that would have been used by agencies from across the state.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Alachua County Sheriff's Office.</strong></em></p>

Video: Gator Takes Bite Out of Deputy's Patrol Car

May 3, 2011
A 10-foot alligator ran afoul with the law in Florida, after attaching its jaws to the front bumper of an Alachua County Sheriff's deputy's Crown Victoria. After the gator affixed its jaws to the front bumper, the deputy reversed the vehicle to loosen the animal's grip.
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