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GA Officer Charged with Homicide After Hitting Man on Moped while Driving to Work

Troopers say he didn’t see the moped rider right in front of him. Brady rear-ended Dwayne Claffey, knocking him off his moped.

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Alabama Officer Killed in Accident Driving Home from Shift

Chief Kevin Brock of the Summerdale Police Department  told news reporters at the scene that the truck sped through a stop sign and hit his vehicle.

14-Year-Old Charged with Burning TN Take-Home SUV

The teen told investigators he tossed a firework onto the property where the SUV was parked, catching it on fire.

North Carolina City Approves New Police Vehicles for Recruitment Effort

The goal is to have enough vehicles in the fleet that officers can take them home. Chief Brian James said the department is losing officers to other departments that already offer this option.

NC Officer Killed in Single Car Accident While Driving to Work

The officer died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, troopers said.

Michigan Sheriff Makes the Case for Assigned Take-Home Cars

Vehicles are currently shared by two deputies, and the change would allow the department to keep vehicles for six years instead of three. This would also reduce employee contact, which is important during the pandemic. It would take a few years to build up the fleet, but wouldn’t cost the county extra.

Florida Officer's Wife Dies Trapped in Back of Husband's Squad Car

The wife of an officer with the Miami Police Department perished in the back of her husband's squad car on Friday afternoon as the vehicle's temperature rose to dangerous levels and she had no way of getting out.

Protesters Follow Georgia Officers Home, Vandalize Take-Home Vehicles

Three protesters were arrested in Gwinnett County, GA, Wednesday for allegedly vandalizing and trying to burn take-home police cars with Molotov cocktails outside of the homes of the officers.

2 Men Found with Gasoline Can Outside Chicago Captain's Home

It was not clear if the men followed the captain home. But the neighborhood is known to be home to many CPD officers. The captain’s squad vehicle was parked outside the house.

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Alabama Sheriff Amends Policy, Allowing Deputies to Drive to Church in Patrol Vehicles

Sheriff Rick Singleton has amended the policy of the Lauderdale County (AL) Sheriff's Office regarding off-duty use of agency vehicles, now allowing deputies to drive to church in their squad cars.

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