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Calif. Deputy Rescues Man From Burning Car

July 22, 2013

An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy used his baton to shatter the window of a burning vehicle so he could pull a man out who had suffered a medical emergency. Read the full story here.

Ind. Officer Handed Gun To Civilian To Kill Deer

July 3, 2013
A Richmond, Ind., man claims a police officer who responded to an accident involving a young deer handed his loaded gun to a civilian to euthanize the badly injured animal.

N.J. Bill Would Allow Police Cell Phone Searches After Accidents

June 11, 2013
A state bill in New Jersey would allow police officers to search the cell phones of drivers at accident scenes to determine if they were talking or texting before the crash.

Washington Trooper Killed In Crash

June 3, 2013
Trooper Sean M. O'Connell, 38, had responded to the Skagit River Bridge collapse on Friday. He was working a traffic detour detail when a box truck struck his motorcycle near where a bridge had collapsed.

Victim's Family: Indicted Cop Should Be Fired

May 23, 2013
The grandmother of a woman who was struck and killed by an officer who ran a red light is demanding he be fired by the Albuquerque Police Department. Vicki Serfoss told KRQE the agency should fire Sgt. Adam Casaus, who has been charged with vehicular homicide.

Officer Killed In Crash Along Ariz. Highway

May 7, 2013
An Arizona DPS officer was killed Monday, when an empty tanker truck failed to yield and struck the officer's patrol vehicle. Officer Tim Huffman, a 14-year veteran, was sitting in his patrol car along Interstate 8 near Yuma as a second officer attempted to shut down the highway.

Off-Duty Texas Cop Killed Helping at Crash Scene

April 29, 2013
Two off-duty Pasadena (Texas) Police officers were on their way home from a hunting trip Friday, when one was killed and the other was injured while helping crash victims on Interstate 10.

Paralyzed Okla. Officer Dies After Rollover Crash

April 17, 2013
An Oklahoma City Police officer who inspired others by his recovery from a beating that left him paralyzed died Monday from injuries suffered in a rollover crash.

Conn. Cops Pull Man from Burning Vehicle

March 26, 2013
Two West Haven (Conn.) Police officers are being honored as heroes for rescuing a man who was trapped inside a burning vehicle on Saturday morning.

Video: N.C. Cop Resigns In Road Rage Incident

March 21, 2013
Onslow County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Craig Culpepper has resigned, after a road-rage incident involving a South Carolina motorist went viral.

N.C. Cop Resigns In Road Rage Incident

March 21, 2013

Onslow County (N.C.) Sheriff's Deputy Craig Culpepper has resigned after he was captured braking in front of a driver who struck him and called 911. The motorist recorded the encounter. Read the full story here.

Video: Iowa Cop Saves Teen In Icy Waters

March 18, 2013
An Ames (Iowa) Police officer responding to a two-vehicle accident waded into icy waters to pull a 16-year-old girl out of her overturned car.

Iowa Officer Saves Drowning Teen

March 18, 2013

Ames (Iowa) Police Officer John Barney jumped into the icy water to save 16-year-old Elizabeth Funk, who was trapped in an overtuned vehicle. Read the full story here.

Feud Involving Rapper Leads To Deadly Shooting, Crash

February 21, 2013
A Las Vegas rapper died early Thursday in a drive-by shooting, which triggered a fiery crash in front of the Flamingo Hotel that also killed two bystanders.

Trooper Stops Wrong-Way Driver with Cruiser

November 27, 2012

Maine State Trooper Douglas Cropper got a call that an elderly man was driving the wrong way down I-295 in Portland and was headed in his direction. The trooper was prepared to ram the vehicle, but was able to stop it by edging the nose of his patrol car onto the highway, forcing the driver to crash into him.

Report: More Californians Driving Drugged Than Drunk

November 20, 2012
A survey of drivers by the California Office of Traffic Safety found that 14% tested positive for impairing drugs (both illegal and prescription), while 7.3% tested positive for alcohol. Of the drugs, marijuana was the most prevalent at 7.4% of drivers.

Additional Details Released In Fla. Cop's Motorcycle Crash

September 11, 2012
The Jupiter (Fla.) Police officer killed Sunday while working a presidential motorcade crossed several lanes on Interstate 95 and pulled in front of a pickup truck in an attempt to block traffic.

Students, Parents Struck By 100-Year-Old Driver Outside School

August 30, 2012
A 100-year-old man hit 11 people—including nine children—with his car Wednesday just after classes at Main Street Elementary had let out for the day.

Man Charged In Angry Dad's Attack On Cop

August 17, 2012
Charges have been filed against a man who joined an attack on a Chicago Police officer who struck his 4-year-old cousin during a motorcycle accident in Maywood.

Off-Duty Cop Shoots, Kills Angry Dad

August 13, 2012
An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a man in west suburban Maywood Saturday after the officer crashed his motorcycle trying to avoid running into the man's daughter.
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