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Toronto Officer Praised for Response in Standoff with Van Suspect

April 24, 2018
Images of the tense standoff between officers and the man suspected of hitting and killing multiple people on a Toronto sidewalk with his van are earning Toronto police kudos for their response.

Toronto Van Attack Suspect Charged with Murder

April 24, 2018
Alek Minassian, the man accused of plowing into Toronto pedestrians with a rented van on Monday, was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder.

9 Dead, 16 Injured After Van Driver Hit Pedestrians in Canada

April 23, 2018
Toronto police say nine people are dead and 16 are injured after a van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk from a busy intersection Monday and struck a crowd of pedestrians. The driver was later taken into custody. It's not clear if this was a terrorist attack.

Man Charged with Plotting Attack on San Francisco's Pier 39

December 22, 2017
Jameson named Pier 39 as a possible target for a terrorist attack because he “knew that it was a heavily crowded area,” according to the complaint.

Wife of AZ Deputy Killed in Vehicle Attack, Police Say

December 2, 2017
Trent Garrett Ferree, 45, of Mesa was booked on suspicion of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. He was being held on a $1 million bond in a Maricopa County jail.

Why Terrorist Vehicle Attacks are So Hard to Prevent

November 2, 2017
Stopping the kind of vehicular attacks like the one that killed eight people in New York City on Tuesday afternoon has been a top concern for law enforcement agencies worldwide in the wake of deadly attacks in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and now the U.S.

8 Killed in NYC Truck Attack; Mayor Calls it 'Act of Terror'

October 31, 2017
A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in New York City Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor has now called "a particularly cowardly act of terror."

Police Rule Out Terror in Van Hitting Bus Stops in France

August 21, 2017
Police in France say there are ruling out terrorism as a motive for the van that rammed into two Marseille bus stops, killing a woman at one of them.

Policy Won't Stop Vehicle Attacks

July 10, 2017

Unrealistic policies make it tougher for officers to respond quickly in vehicle ramming situations like the attack in Nice, France.

4 Officers Hurt When Speeding Car Hits 2 New York Police Cars

January 15, 2016
Authorities say a speeding car struck two New York City police cruisers, sending four officers to the hospital with minor injuries.

Las Vegas Police Search for Reason Why Pedestrians were Mowed Down by Driver

December 21, 2015
A 24-year-old woman who’d been living in a car with her 3-year-old daughter in Las Vegas killed one person and injured nearly three dozen others Sunday evening when she steered the vehicle onto a crowded Strip sidewalk at least twice, authorities said.

Video: Machete-Wielding Man Killed by Arizona Police After Ramming Patrol Car, Seriously Injuring Officer

October 23, 2014
Avondale, Ariz., police shot a man Thursday morning after he rammed a patrol car while driving a stolen truck then got out of the vehicle with a machete.

Stay Out of the Way

April 1, 2006

You can prevent a vehicle attack by taking a sound tactical position.

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