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Detroit Leaders Draft 5-Point Plan to Address Street Racing

Interim Chief James White said he will deploy extra officers on overtime to carry out the plan's five components: Increasing police presence; strict enforcement of noise code violations; cracking down on parking lot owners who allow tailgating parties; curbing drag racing and drifting; and community engagement.

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Probationary DC Officer Fired Over Patrol Vehicle Racing Incident

Acting police chief Robert J. Contee III, speaking at a news conference, called the incident “embarrassing,” adding, “It’s certainly something that I do not tolerate.”

DC Officers Accused of Destroying Patrol Cars in On-Duty Street Race

The four officers — two in each vehicle — were treated for injuries at hospitals. Police said the vehicles were totaled.

Dozens of Street Racers Arrested Outside Atlanta

Authorities said deputies and officers went from car to car and arrested all 88 suspects in the street racing crew.

Street Racers Block Colorado Highway

The Aurora Police Department tweet, which went out about 12:08 AM, reads: "There are reportedly 600 vehicles involved intentionally blocking the shoulders preventing police from accessing the area. There are reports of fireworks and smoke and weapons being waved. Stay out of area while officers try to address the situation."

Missouri Officers Break Up "Sideshow" with Spike Strips

Capt. David Jackson said police received several reports Tuesday night of sideshow activity across the city. Jackson said callers reported “street racers, dangerous driving and shots fired.”

WA Officer Drives Through Crowd After Patrol Vehicle Mobbed

Tacoma police spokeswoman Wendy Haddow said the officer sped out of the scene for his own safety, fearing that the crowd might break the vehicle’s windows and hurt him.

Miami Beach Cops Bust Justin Bieber for Racing, Resisting, DUI

“Why the f--- did you stop me?'” Bieber asked Officer Fulgencio Medina, who cornered him as he was peeling down Pine Tree Drive at 55 to 60 mph in a yellow Lamborghini, according to police report. The speed limit on that stretch of residential street is 30.

Video: Texas Officer Struck by Deputy's Vehicle During Pursuit

An Odessa, Texas, police officer was run over by a truck driven by an Ector County Sheriff’s Department deputy Saturday night.

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Fired Dallas Officer Lied About Man Striking Him

A Dallas Police officer who was fired last summer has pleaded guilty to lying about a man striking him with a vehicle. Eric Watts, 32, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report and faces two years of probation.

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