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Video: NYPD Cruiser Rear-Ends Dirt Bike

March 29, 2013
A New York Police Department squad car pursuing two men on an illegal motorcycle accidentally rear-ended the dirt bike, killing one and injuring the second man. That man is now suing the department.

Illinois Trooper Killed In Fiery Crash

March 29, 2013
An Illinois trooper died after a big rig struck his patrol car late Thursday causing the two vehicles to burst into flames. Trooper James Sauter, 28, was in his patrol car at the time on Interstate 294 heading south near Willow Road in Downer's Grove.

NYPD Cruiser Rear-Ends Dirt Bike

March 29, 2013

A NYPD squad car pursuing two men on an illegal motorcycle accidentally rear-ended the dirt bike, killing one and injuring the second man. That man is now suing the department. Read the full story here.

N.H. Det. Fired, Charged In Hit-and-Run

March 26, 2013
A fired Manchester (N.H.) Police detective faces criminal charges after he allegedly lied to investigators about his involvement in a hit-and-run accident in nearby Bedford.

Teen Strikes Cop's Car To Escape Kidnapper

March 26, 2013
A female juvenile being forced to drive from New Jersey to Philadelphia crashed into a marked unit parked on the Ben Franklin Bridge, which led to the arrest of the suspected kidnapper.

Calif. Correctional Officer, K-9 Killed In Rollover

March 25, 2013
Sgt. Gilbert Cortez and his search dog, Mattie, died Monday in a single-vehicle crash in San Diego County. They were on the way to search inmates for drugs and other contraband at La Cima Fire Camp.

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.

Dallas Chief: Typing While Driving Prohibited

March 11, 2013
Dallas Police officers may type on mobile dashboard computers only in emergency situations. The prohibition on using MDCs isn't specifically spelled out in the Dallas PD's standard operating procedures.

Ark. Deputy Dies In Rollover Crash

March 4, 2013
A veteran Sebastian County (Ark.) Sheriff's deputy died after his patrol car flipped into a ditch along Highway 96 in Lavaca early Saturday.

Va. Cop Injured In Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

March 1, 2013
An Annandale (Va.) Police officer was cut out of his cruiser, after a wrong-way driver struck him on Little River Turnpike early Thursday. The 28-year-old officer suffered multiple injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Memphis Cop Fired for Fatal Crash

February 20, 2013
Alex Beard, 23, was fired Monday following a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He was charged with failing to adhere to regulations regarding responding to calls, personal conduct and motor-vehicle damage.

Tenn. Trooper Killed When Fire Truck Flips Onto Cruiser

January 25, 2013
Trooper Michael Slagle, 53, lost control of his patrol car on Longmeyer Road in Knox County in eastern Tennessee shortly before 7 a.m. while driving to work.

Texas Cops Arresting DWI Suspect Struck by Intoxicated Driver

January 21, 2013
Two Carrolton (Texas) Police officers were injured when a drunk-driving suspect struck their patrol vehicle during an arrest of a suspected drunk driver early Sunday.

La. Deputy Killed After Cruiser Hydroplanes

December 10, 2012
A Natchitoches Parish (La.) Sheriff's deputy died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon, when his Ford Crown Vic patrol car hydroplaned and struck several trees.

La. Constable Killed In Crash

December 7, 2012
The Allen Parish (La.) Constable was killed Wednesday morning when his patrol car left the U.S. Highway 165 roadway and struck several trees.

Five Calif. Officers Injured when Helicopters Collide

November 19, 2012
Two Pasadena (Calif.) Police helicopters collided Saturday afternoon, causing injuries to five officers and a civilian observer at the agency's air operations bureau.

Video: Wis. Officer's SUV Struck Head-On at Traffic Stop

November 15, 2012
An Augusta (Wis.) Police officer was struck head on by a driver as he sat in his police SUV during a traffic stop. Officer Dane Wisniewski had pulled over a vehicle, when a red SUV swerved across a two-lane highway and struck his cruiser.

Copter Crash Kills Two Atlanta Officers

November 4, 2012
Two Atlanta Police officers were killed Saturday night when their low-flying helicopter struck a power line and crashed while they searched for a missing boy.

Off-Duty Md. Cop Killed In Crash In Cruiser

October 18, 2012
An off-duty Prince George's County police officer was killed in a crash in his marked cruiser Thursday afternoon, the second time this year that a county officer has been fatally injured in a traffic accident.

2 Ohio Motor Cops Crash, Injured Escorting First Lady

October 16, 2012
Authorities say two motorcycles have collided while escorting first lady Michelle Obama from a campaign stop in central Ohio, injuring a police officer and a state trooper.
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