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AWD Patrol Vehicles Gain Traction

November 5, 2013

Traditionally, police vehicles have arrived for duty with rear-wheel or front-wheel drive. Starting with the 2015 model year, Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors will offer at least one police vehicle in an all-wheel or four-wheel-drive configuration.

Okla. Deputy Killed After High-Speed Blowout

September 13, 2013
An Okfuskee County (Okla.) Sheriff's deputy died Wednesday in a rollover crash while responding to assist a state trooper attempting to arrest a drunk driver.

La. Deputy Killed In Head-On Crash

August 5, 2013
St. Charles Parish (La.) Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Watson lost his life Sunday evening in a multiple-vehicle crash while he responded to a call for assistance, the agency announced.

Ga. Officer Killed In Code 3 Crash

July 31, 2013
Veteran Columbus (Ga.) Police Cpl. Thomas Keith Slay was killed and a Russell County Sheriff's deputy was seriously injured in a crash while responding to a an officer-assistance call with lights and sirens.

Ariz. Deputy Recovering After Triple Rollover

March 12, 2013
An Arizona deputy sheriff is recovering, after rolling over his Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle while responding to a call of a gas leak at a family's home. Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Deputy Jorge Ainza became trapped inside his vehicle early Saturday.

Code Three Syndrome

December 18, 2012

Code three is lights and siren, and man is it fun. You are lord of the road, racing here and there to accidents, crimes in progress, officer needs assistance, and whatever crisis needs a uniformed hero ASAP.

Bridgestone Introduces New Sizes for Firestone Pursuit Tires

October 4, 2012
Bridgestone Americas announced new fitments for the Firestone Firehawk GT Pursuit all-season tire and the Firestone Firehawk PVS winter tire.

Cockpit Distractions In Your Patrol Car

September 6, 2012
Operating a police vehicle is serious business and at no time should it be made secondary. So wheeling down the road while screwing around with the MDT and chatting on the cell phone is dangerous.

Police Applicant Involved In N.J. Cop's Fatal Crash

July 10, 2012
The driver of the vehicle that slammed into Millville (N.J.) Police Officer Christopher Reeves' cruiser and killing the officer had applied to the department to become an officer.

Five Things That Can Get You Killed or Sued

June 6, 2012

With the tax base shrinking in many of our jurisdictions and that depleting our budgets, all of us have been told to do more with less. The trick is to know what corners to cut and what corners might cut you back. Here's a look at five things you absolutely positively don't want to do on the job.

Mass. Cop Pulled From Wreck

April 3, 2012
A Rowley (Mass.) Police officer was seriously injured when his cruiser collided with an SUV while he responded to call.

Texas Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 24, 2012
The Department of Public Safety says 32-year-old Trooper Javier Arana Jr. was responding to a pursuit call shortly before 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his patrol car was struck at an intersection by a Ford Ranger.

LAPD Adopts New Policy for Officer-Involved Crashes

March 14, 2012
Acknowledging major problems with the quality of its investigations into serious traffic collisions involving officers, the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced new rules intended to improve the thoroughness and credibility of the inquiries.

Idaho Deputy Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

March 8, 2012
A former Payette County, Idaho, sheriff's deputy will face vehicular manslaughter charges stemming from the death of a man in an October crash.

I Feel the Need...the Need for...an ER

February 23, 2012
A person has to know their limitations. No less than Dirty Harry has expressed his opinion on the matter, and I like to think most cops adhere to the philosophy.

Minn. Cop Loses Control of Vehicle on Icy Road

January 3, 2012
A Savage (Minn.) Police officer lost control of his squad car on an icy roadway while rushing to respond to a prowler call on Monday, slamming into a tree.

N.M. Deputy's Restaurant Crash

December 28, 2011

A Taos County (N.M.) Sheriff's deputy responding to a call on Christmas Eve rolled his Chevy Tahoe SUV into a busy restaurant's patio. There were no injuries.

Video: N.M. Deputy Crashes Cruiser Into Busy Restaurant

December 27, 2011
A Taos County (N.M.) Sheriff's deputy responding to a call on Christmas Eve crashed his cruiser into a busy restaurant's patio while attempting to avoid a collision.

Iowa Trooper Dies In Fiery Rollover Crash

September 20, 2011
Trooper Mark Toney was driving with emergency lights activated when his vehicle left the roadway, rolled about 50 yards, and burst into flames.

Wis. Deputy Fired Over Code 3 Fatal Crash

August 16, 2011
Sheriff Steve Helgeson fired Dep. Trisha Stratman following an internal investigation into a crash on July 18, 2010, where high school student Brandon Jennings was thrown from a vehicle.
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