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Man Steals Police SUV, Drags Officer, Crashes Car in Wild Incident

On Wednesday night, a man stole a patrol SUV, dragged an officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Police Department for a distance, and then led officers on a vehicle pursuit that lasted nearly a half hour before crashing.

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3 New Jersey Teens Charged with Attempted Murder of Police Officers

Three teens will be charged with attempted murder of a police officer for shooting at officers during a vehicle pursuit that took place early Wednesday morning.

Slain Washington Officer Identified, Town Mourns, Suspect in Jail

Officer Jonathan Shoop, 32, started his law enforcement career with the Bothell Police Department on June 3, 2019. Before joining the Bothell PD, he served in the Coast Guard.

Washington Officer Murdered, Suspect in Custody

An officer with the Bothell (WA) Police Department was shot and killed and another shot and wounded after a traffic stop turned into a brief vehicle pursuit on Monday night.

Colorado Officer Fired for "Extraordinary Series of Bad Decisions"

An officer with the Denver Police Department has been terminated from his job after what a supervisor called an extraordinary series of bad decisions" involving an unauthorized vehicle pursuit, filing a false report, and attempting to conceal damage to his patrol car using "white out."

Texas Officer Shot in Arm Following Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

An officer with the Watauga (TX) Police Department was shot in the arm by a suspect who led police on a vehicle chase, bailed out of the car and ran away, briefly eluding officers.

Texas Officer Critically Injured In Attempt to Deploy Tire Deflation Device

Officer Matt Brazeal suffered "catastrophic" injuries and will likely spend the next year—or more—in the hospital recovering after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to deploy tire deflation device.

Tractor-Trailer Driver Leads New York Deputies on Wild Vehicle Pursuit

The driver of a tractor-trailer truck who shot at New York deputies during a wild overnight vehicle pursuit was killed in an armed confrontation with law enforcement officers after the chase ended.

Louisiana State Police Trooper Dies of Injuries Sustained On Duty

Trooper George Baker of the Louisiana State Police suffered severe injuries while responding to a vehicle pursuit last week.

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Alabama Officer Injured as Suspect Rams Squad Car During Vehicle Pursuit

An officer with the Millbrook (AL) Police Department was injured when the patrol vehicle he was driving was reportedly intentionally struck by a fleeing suspect.