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Handcuffed Man Steals Chicago Police Cruiser

August 26, 2013  | 

Handcuffs didn't stop a man, who had just been arrested, from making off with a Chicago Police squad last week, authorities say.

The incident happened around 12:45 p.m., after police arrested 42-year-old Marquette Fisher during a traffic stop.

While he was handcuffed in the backseat of a squad car, he managed to get his hands in front of him, jumped into the front seat and drove off. He left the car a short distance away and was later arrested.

Read the full Sun-Times story.

Comments (4)

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Capt. Crunch @ 8/26/2013 6:05 PM

This happens to much, just take the keys out of the car.

top rad @ 8/26/2013 7:26 PM

No cage? Locking partition? Seems like they make equipment that prevents this sort of thing.

Marc @ 8/27/2013 10:18 AM

If you have a sliding partition, shut it. Also, seatbelting them in helps a lot when they are trying to slip the cuffs around to the front (and it is policy in a lot of agencies, including mine). Just sayin'...

Steve @ 9/2/2013 8:17 PM

I've noticed that a major of CPD squads do not have partitions or a cage. I can't figure out why, since it's there to help protect the officers sitting in the front of the vehicle.

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