Inclement Weather

Almost Struck during Traffic Control at Crash Scene

 
I was directing traffic around a crash scene. An ambulance was partially blocking the travel lane. I did not have a traffic vest on and I was in a dark uniform. It was dark out and it was snowing.

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Severe Weather Evacuation During Holiday Event

 
A July 4th open-air music/fireworks celebration, located at a public park, was held with known threat of severe thunder and lightening storm. Weather forecast indicated possibility of heavy rain, thunder/lightening, and wind. The storm gained strength and intensity over a short period time with minimal notification by weather experts.

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Collision during Misdemeanor Pursuit in Icy Conditions

 
Patrol officer was pursuing a vehicle to apprehend the driver, who was wanted for a misdemeanor warrant. The weather conditions were poor and the street surface was covered by snow and ice. The suspect vehicle crossed a major intersection with the officer close behind.

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