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LEO Vehicle Deaths Increase 80% In Past Three Decades

August 4, 2010
Since the late 1990s, half of all LEO deaths are due to vehicle accidents. During that time frame, 24 percent of the vehicle deaths (in 353 crashes) involved the officer being ejected from the vehicle, indicating a seat belt was not in use.

Stolen Cruiser Involved In 5-Car Crash May Have Been Left Running

July 27, 2010
James Lloyd Robinson III has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing the vehicle and leading police on a pursuit that reached speeds exceeding 120 mph. The collision ended the chase.
Photo via General Motors/Chevrolet.

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Models Available In October and January

July 27, 2010
Law enforcement agencies can begin placing orders for the detective version of the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) in October and the police package in January, General Motors has announced.
Photo via Larson Electronics.

Larson Electronics' Releases Explosion-Proof Lights For Hazardous Areas

July 26, 2010
Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com has added several two-foot LED lights that are certified as explosion-proof and could be used by a law enforcement agency in its aircraft maintenance facility.

Lenco Bearcat Arrives For California Agency

July 15, 2010
The 18,000-pound special purpose vehicle cost $242,909 and was funded with a homeland security grant. The vehicle is set on a Ford F-550 chassis and can withstand a blast from an explosive device, as well as any available non-military grade munitions.

S.C. Trooper Driving 100-Plus Before Fatal Accident, Report Says

June 30, 2010
The investigation revealed Corporal Dana Kevin Cusack was driving a "high rate of speed" at the time of the collision, according to a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office. Cusack didn't have his blue lights on and had not called in a traffic stop to dispatchers.

'Delusional' Man Led Mass. State Police On Wild Chase

June 29, 2010
Alejandro Serra, 29, triggered the pursuit Monday by ramming three Massachusetts state patrol cars.
Go Rhino's Road Defender 5000 Grille Guard on a Ford CVPI. Photo courtesy of Go Rhino.

Go Rhino Introduces Road Defender 5000 Grille Guard

June 24, 2010
Go Rhino provides front-end protection with the new Road Defender 5000 Series grille guard, which is now made in aluminum. It's lightweight and high-strength material provide protection to the front of the vehicle.
Photo via Carbon Motors.

Bosch and Inteva To Develop Electrical Architecture and Cockpit of Carbon's E7

June 22, 2010
Bosch will lead the development of the electrical architecture for the Carbon E7 including integrating emergency lights, communications equipment, WMD threat detection capabilities, automatic license plate recognition systems, radar, and sirens.

Boating Accident Claims Virginia Deputy

June 21, 2010
The jolt of the wake or series or wakes knocked Ridings unconscious and ejected fellow deputy William Schroeder from the 1994 Invader outboard boat. Schroeder, who was piloting the boat, was rescued by other boaters and returned to the boat.
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