Watch: Police Officer Fired After Patrol Car Hits Suspect

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has fired an officer that was involved in an incident on Friday during a chase and arrest. Fox 5 reports that Officers Taylor Saulters and Hunter Blackmon saw a suspect, Timmy Patmon near Vine Street and Nelli B Avenue. Patmon had felony warrants, according to an Athens-Clarke County police spokesperson. Saulters attempted to

Indy 500 Winner Hits The Police EVOC Course

Scott Dixon enjoyed screeching tires on Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but he wasn’t driving his No. 9 PNC Bank Chip Ganassi Racing Honda. The 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner was burning rubber in a 2016 Ford Interceptor police car on an emergency vehicle operations course (EVOC) set up with neon

Watch: Wild Los Angeles Vehicle Pursuit Ends With PIT

A driver led Los Angeles police on a bizarre, slow-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley late Thursday, stopping and going several times as the car’s rear bumper dangled off. The pursuit began about 10:15 p.m. at Wilbur Avenue and Sherman Way in Reseda, where police suspected the person of

OnStar System Helps End Police Pursuit

Two people have been arrested and charged with receiving or possessing stolen property. Police were notified via an OnStar notification of a stolen vehicle traveling through Biloxi. Officers located the stolen vehicle on Iberville Dr where an attempt was made to stop it.  The suspects attempted to get away from

Police Pursuit Kills 11 Year Old Girl

An 11-year-old girl was killed in an overnight crash in Opelousas. “It’s bad when you cry all day, all day until you think you got no more cry left in you,” said the victim’s aunt, Robbin Gradnigo. A family member is identifying the girl as Bryla Bell. The relative says

Ford To End Police Sedan

Ford announced Wednesday that it plans to end production of the Taurus and other sedans to meet growing consumer demand for SUVs. By 2020, almost 90 percent of the Ford portfolio in North America will be trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles, including electrified versions. U.S. sales of large cars have

As police cars add more tech, worries about distracted driving grow

Police officers are expected to enforce distracted driving laws — but how often are officers distracted? Incident reports from across Minnesota show dozens of crashes in the last four years involving police officers distracted behind the wheel. While those numbers are small compared to the 17,000-plus distracted driving crashes each

LAPD Cars to Track How Cops Drive

Ford’s fleet telematics partner, California-based Telogis, is introducing a police version of its Crew Chief tracking system that lets businesses see where and how their vehicles are being driven in real time. According to Wired, 50 police cruisers have been equipped with the new “Law Enforcement Edition” hardware that actively transmits OBD data—such

Honor The Fallen by Training the Living

Today begins the ILEETA 2014 Conference in Lombard, Ill. ILEETA — the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association — is an amazing organization comprised of the best police trainers in the world, and this annual event draws all those amazing people into one place. One of the countless people

5 Things To Improve Squad Car Safety

If you are a firefighter, your work vehicle has been especially designed for the work that you do. The same is true for paramedic trucks, military vehicles, shipping companies and just about every other profession out there. Police officers are the exception to that rule. A standard police vehicle with