Police Remove Laptops From Cruisers

from the air-bag-conflict dept

You would think that people would figure this stuff out earlier, but police cruisers in Connecticut are having their laptops removed after it was determined that they were getting in the way of airbags. A few airbags went off, and would knock the laptop off its stand occassionally sending flying laptops into officers in the car. This seems like one of the most obvious things that you would think about before sticking a laptop into a car, but apparently no one considered it. In fact, they admit that just getting the laptops into police cars seemed more important than any safety issues. They quote someone from the department saying, “safety is always the last consideration.”

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robert j lambert says:


air bags are not the only problem. Not watching the suspect or people approaching the veh. night blindness one less person to beable to trasport ( small town and county) typing while driving( accidents) inmates being transported in back seats when some dept. don’t have cages.damaged by suspects. I get back with more. what happen to officer safety

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