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Good Samaritan Pulls Detroit Sergeant from Burning Cruiser

July 7, 2011
A civilian Good Samaritan pulled a Detroit Police sergeant out of his burning cruiser this morning, after the officer lost control of the vehicle on Detroit's west side.

Miami Beach Cop Injures 3 During ATV Joyride

July 4, 2011
A Miami Beach Police officer who was supposed to be patrolling the beach struck two people while apparently joyriding the departmental ATV. The officer is suspected of having been intoxicated at the time and riding the vehicle on the beach with a female companion he may have picked up at an Ocean Boulevard bar.

Video: Texas Deputy Killed In Head-On with Pickup

June 27, 2011
One Brazoria County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy was killed and a second was critically injured in a late-Sunday crash with a pickup truck that struck their cruiser head on.

Louisiana Officer Lost Control of Cruiser After Hitting Bicycle

June 27, 2011
Officer Russell A. George was traveling south on U.S. 165 around 2:50 a.m. Sunday. After striking a bicycle that was on the pavement in an inside lane, Officer George lost control of his vehicle, which began spinning and then veered off the right side of the highway.

Virginia Trooper's Cruiser Struck In Intersection

June 27, 2011
Adam Bowen, 28, died instantly in the Friday accident. Trooper Bowen was heading west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when he entered the intersection with Madison Drive and collided with an eastbound Hyundai Elantra.

Officer Seat-Belt Safety

June 14, 2011

Cops are cursed by a tragic mix of impatience, skewed priorities, and self-preservation instincts that sometimes fail to rise to those of a drunken frat boy. As a result, traffic collisions have for decades been one of the top two causes of officer fatalities.

N.Y. Deputy Killed In Collision Near Pa. Border

June 13, 2011
Chemung County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Alexander, 26, and a 77-year-old driver were killed in a head-on collision shortly before noon on Sunday.

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.

Houston Officer Killed by Drunk Driver Remembered as Hero

June 2, 2011
Will’s last words were a shouted warning that saved the life of a civilian witness Will was interviewing as Johoan Rodriguez’s vehicle crashed through a police barrier and barreled toward them. Rodriguez has been charged in connection with Will’s death.

Maryland Trooper Killed In Crash Pursuing Motorcycle

May 23, 2011
Maryland State Trooper Shaft Hunter was killed when his police cruiser crashed into a tractor-trailer while pursuing a motorcycle on I-95 in Howard County. Hunter, 39, was killed at 2:40 a.m. Saturday.

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.

Boston Cop's SUV Collides with Fire Truck

April 6, 2011
An off-duty Boston Police officer driving a silver SUV collided with a fire truck Tuesday afternoon in a Mattapan intersection, badly damaging the vehicles and knocking down signal poles.

Michigan Trooper Crashes During Early Morning Pursuit

April 6, 2011
Trooper Jeffrey Werda, 43, had responded to a pursuit at 1:30 a.m. today on Birch Run Road in Taymouth Township to help Saginaw County sheriff's deputies with the chase.

Veteran Maine Game Warden Dies In Plane Crash

March 25, 2011
Daryl Gordon was flying a department-owned Cessna 185. He was located after a night-long search involving the Maine Forest Service, Maine State Police, the Houlton Air Branch of Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, and Civil Air Patrol.

Calif. Officer Killed In Crash Had Earned Purple Heart

March 20, 2011
Cathedral City (Calif.) Police Officer Jermaine Gibson, who was killed late Friday when his cruiser struck a palm tree and burst into flames, was a former Marine who earned the Purple Heart.

Washington Officer Crashes To Avoid Gunman

March 9, 2011
A Lakewood (Wash.) Police officer crashed his cruiser, while evading a parked vehicle with a passenger pointing a shotgun at him.

Florida Sgt. Killed In Crash On Way To Work

February 17, 2011
Delray Beach (Fla.) PD's Sgt. Adam Rosenthal was killed when his cruiser struck a tree outside of Boca Raton, as he headed to the station to begin his shift

CHP Officer Killed In Head-on Crash

February 16, 2011
Adams, 24, had been on duty for about six hours when the 2:15 p.m. crash occurred. He was heading northbound on a right-hand curve in wet weather when he veered into the southbound fast lane and somehow spun so that his passenger side was exposed to oncoming traffic.

Stray Trailer Strikes Arizona Tribal Officer's Cruiser, Killing Him

February 14, 2011
San Carlos Apache Police Officer Aaron Peru, 26, was killed Sunday, when a stray trailer struck his vehicle, while he headed to an afternoon meeting.
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