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Video: Ala. Motor Cop's Helmet-Cam Captures Pursuit

April 10, 2013  | 

VIDEO: Ala. Motor Officer's Pursuit

A Florence (Ala.) Police motor officer's pursuit of a suspect who failed to pull over went viral after the agency posted the officer's helmet-cam footage, reports WAAY.

The footage from a Contour helmet-mounted camera shows Officer Troy Gurley pursuing Justin O. Sanders, 24, after he failed to stop for several traffic violations. After the pursuit, Sanders bailed out of the vehicle. Several officers including Officer Gurley chased him on foot and took him into custody.

Sanders was wanted on felony charges in Colbert County. He has been charged with reckless endangerment, attempting to evade and other firearm and drug charges.

Comments (4)

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Rainer @ 4/13/2013 8:48 AM

wow....tough drive.....well done!!!!

Deputy JJ Golliday @ 4/13/2013 9:27 AM

As a former motor officer that has had similar pursuits in a large town, I would like to say that it is an adraline rush to the max. When everything goes right it is good, when it does not go good, it is not. My motor partner was killed in a similar incident.

R. Streicher @ 4/13/2013 6:29 PM

As a fellow Motor Officer I just wanted to say excellent riding! At no time did it appear the officer rode over his abilities. Seemed to always leave some of his skill in reserve for the unexpected. Have to be extra cautious when Persuiting on a motor and I thought you did an excellent job!

Tracy Powers @ 4/18/2013 11:02 PM

Outstanding job by the officer and those who responded to assist. Many Departments are no longer allowing these type chases and ultimately criminals will be rewarded for running. As dangerous as the chase was to everyone it appears the officer took great caution at every intersection and based upon his helmet cam always was on the look out for danger. The officer did "Blue" proud.

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