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Two State Police Cars Hit In 5-Car Crash On Interstate 355

An Illinois State Police squad car carrying two officers was involved in a five-vehicle crash early Wednesday on the Veterans Memorial Tollway, causing large delays in the southbound lanes Wednesday morning.

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A Hickory Hills squad car was totaled and two police officers were injured in a crash early Thursday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Hickory Hills Police Officers Injured In Crash

The two Hickory Hills police officers were in a squad car in the 7800 block of West 93rd Street about 1 a.m. when a woman driving a 2014 Audi without headlights on veered into their vehicle.

02/06/2014

Three Chicago police officers were injured when an SUV turned in front of their squad car, causing a crash Thursday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

3 Officers Hurt In Northwest Side Crash

The officers’ unmarked squad car was traveling north in the 3800 block of North Pulaski Road about 11 p.m., when an SUV traveling south turned left in front of the police vehicle, causing the crash.

01/03/2014

This sheriff's squad car was hit by a vehicle driven by an impaired driver, police say. (Lake County Sheriff's Dept.)

Police: Drunken Driver Hits County Officer’s Squad Car

A Lake County sergeant with the sheriff’s office was stopped at Route 83 and Winchester Road about 8 p.m. when a gray 1999 Subaru Outback rear-ended the squad car.

12/20/2013

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Cops: Man Flees Police, Then Rams Squad Car

A Lombard man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday night after he allegedly rammed his car into a squad car he thought was occupied.

12/13/2013

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Bond Denied For Alleged Cop-Car Thief

A Roseland man charged with four felonies and many traffic violations for allegedly stealing a squad car Monday morning on the South Side has been ordered held without bond.

11/21/2013

A police officer, a school bus driver, and a bus attendant were hurt when a police SUV collided with a school bus in the Bronzeville neighborhood on April 9, 2013. (WBBM Listener Photo)

Three Hurt When Squad Car Hits School Bus In Bronzeville; Kids Safe

An employee at a nearby dry cleaners said a police SUV was heading south on King Drive when it swerved to avoid another vehicle, and hit a school bus turning north onto King from 42nd Street.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Three officers were hurt when a police car crashed while chasing a stolen vehicle near 72nd Street and St. Lawrence Avenue on Feb. 13, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

3 Officers Hurt In Crash While Chasing Stolen Car

The three officers were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

02/13/2013

A man looks through the window of a Dodge Charger Pursuit on display at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, on November 16, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.(Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dodge Charger Pursuit Becoming Pick For Many Police Departments

Some local police departments have found an eye-catching replacement for their aging police cruisers.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

A Chicago Police squad car crashed into a CTA bus on May 19, 2012, injuring two officers, a CTA driver, and six other people. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Among 9 Hurt When Squad Car Hits CTA Bus

A CTA driver was critically injured and eight other people were hurt early Sunday in a chain-reaction crash on the South Side that involveda bus, a squad car and other vehicles.

05/20/2012

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Police Sergeant Hospitalized After Squad Car Crash

A Chicago Police sergeant was hospitalized Wednesday morning, after his squad car and a sport-utility vehicle collided on the city’s Southwest Side.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

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DuPage Sheriff’s Son Taken On Ride Alongs, Chased Fleeing Suspect

It could endanger people and cost taxpayers plenty. The DuPage County Sheriff’s son regularly goes on ride alongs with officers; he’s not a cop, but sometimes he acts like one.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

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Two Police Officers Injured In South Side Crash

CHICAGO (STMW) – Two Chicago Police officers were injured Wednesday evening when their squad car collided with a vehicle in the South Side Hamilton Park neighborhood. The two-vehicle crash occurred at 6:18 p.m. in the […]

04/04/2012

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2 Police Officers Hurt In Wreck On South Halsted

Two Chicago Police officers were injured in a wreck Wednesday night on the edge of the Pilsen neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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2 Officers Hurt When Squad Car Flips Over

Two Chicago Police officers were hurt overnight, when their squad car flipped over as they responded to a call on the city’s Southeast Side.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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2 Officers, 2 Others Hurt In Niles Squad Car Crash

Four people, including two Niles police officers, were hospitalized Tuesday after a crash.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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Squad Car Involved In Crash In Englewood

A Chicago Police squad car was involved in a crash overnight on the north end of the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Police Shot At While Sitting In Squad Car

Two Chicago police officers sitting in a squad car were shot at early Saturday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.

02/04/2012

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Handcuffed Suspect Breaks Free, Steals Police Car In Indiana

A manhunt continued Wednesday for a fugitive who escaped from custody while handcuffed and stole a police squad car full of weapons in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

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Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Crash On Reagan Memorial Tollway

A DuPage County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Sunday morning when a woman suspected of driving drunk stuck his police car while he was changing a tire on the shoulder of the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88).

12/04/2011

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