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Duty Dangers: Vehicle Pursuits

January 12, 2012

Officers who underestimate a suspect's resolve to evade capture or overestimate their own limitations or those of the patrol car only enhance the dangers of vehicle pursuits. It's not just the lead unit in a pursuit that is imperiled. Upon hearing of a pursuit in progress, other officers may attempt to catch up and join the chase.

Video: Dash-cam Footage Released In Mich. Cop's Death

December 20, 2011
Video footage from a Michigan State Police cruiser's dash-cam shows the suspects who ran down Walker (Mich.) Police Officer Trevor Slot attempting to evade officers.

Pursuit In Mich. Cop's Death

December 20, 2011

The Michgan State Police released dash-cam footage from the pursuit that involved the death of Walker Police Officer Trevor Slot. Note: To view, press pause/play after sponsor message.

Video: Suspect Fatally Shot After Knife Attack on Cop

November 18, 2011
Lafayette (Ind.) Police have released dash-cam footage showing the fatal shooting of a suspect who stabbed an officer in the face with a large knife. The shooting happened Oct. 19 after a nearly four-mile chase.

Calif. Motor Officer Injured Pursuing Bike In 130 mph Chase

November 9, 2011
An Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff's deputy was injured when his motorcycle struck a vehicle while he pursued a motorcycle violator.

Video: Miami Cop Detained for Driving 120 mph

October 30, 2011
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper chased down off-duty Miami Police Officer Fausto Lopez and detained him at gunpoint, after clocking him driving 120 mph in his cruiser.

Ga. Officer Killed In Wreck Pursuing Armed Robbers

October 29, 2011
An Albany (Ga.) Police officer was killed and a second was injured in a wreck after their patrol cars collided while the officers pursued two armed robbery suspects.

Video: Drunk Woman Arrested In G-string After 128-mph Chase

October 27, 2011
A northern Ohio woman who led Bainbridge Township police on a high-speed chase that reached 128 mph was eventually arrested wearing only a G-string, fishnet tube top and tennis shoes.

Drunk Woman Arrested In G-string After Pursuit

October 27, 2011

A woman who led Bainbridge, Ohio, cops on a 128-mph chase surprised them by getting out of her vehicle wearing only a see-through tube top, g-string and tennis shoes.

Mich. Cop Fatally Struck by Fleeing Bank Robbers

October 13, 2011
A Walker (Mich.) Police officer who deployed stop sticks to halt fleeing bank robbery suspects was struck and killed near Interstate 96 in western Michigan on Thursday. The suspects were killed in an ensuing gun battle with police.

Conclusion of 20-Mile Ga. Pursuit

October 13, 2011

Officers from multiple Georgia law enforcement agencies pursued a red Cadillac at high speeds from Rincon to Savannah on Wednesday. Three men were taken into custody at the conclusion of the chase.

Ill. Parolee Fired on Cops During 11-Mile Chase

October 12, 2011
A Chicago man released from prison last summer for shooting at a suburban police officer during a high-speed chase faces similar charges for leading Chicago and Illinois state police on an 11-mile chase while firing on pursuing officers earlier this week.

Miss. Capt. Struck, Killed Deploying Spike Strips

October 7, 2011
A Grenada (Miss.) Police officer deploying spike strips to stop a stolen vehicle was struck and killed by that vehicle. Capt. John Haddock died at the scene on Mississippi Highway 8 near the intersection of Interstate 55.

Family of Shot Wyo. Suspect: 'They Were Meaning To Kill Him'

September 20, 2011
Cheyenne (Wyo.) Police officers fatally shot 21-year-old Matthew Carbajal, after a short pursuit. Officers had attempted to pull over Carbajal for erratic driving.

Florida Deputy Killed During Four-County Pursuit

July 3, 2011
Hernando County (Fla.) Sheriff's Deputy John Mecklenburg was killed near U.S. 41 and Painter Place after losing control of his cruiser, veering onto the shoulder, and hitting a tree.

Video: DUI Suspect Slams Into N.M. Cop's Cruiser

May 26, 2011
A New Mexico police officer's cruiser was struck by an alleged drunk driver during a high-speed pursuit that was all captured on another officer's dash cam.

DUI Suspect Slams Into Cruiser

May 26, 2011

Moments after a high-speed chase is called off, a drunk driving suspect slams into an Espanola (N.M.) Police officer's cruiser. Video is included in a news report from KOB.

Missouri Man Fires AK-47 at Pursuing Officers

May 17, 2011

Cody Wilcoxson led St. Robert (Mo.) Police on a 23-mile pursuit on May 13 where he fired an AK-47 at officers, including Chief Curtis Curenton's side-view mirror.

Woman Guns Down Ore. Motor Officer During Pursuit

April 23, 2011
Officer Chris Kilcullen, a 12-year veteran of the force, had pulled alongside the 1998 Buick Skylark driven by Cheryl Kidd, 56, at a red light in Springfield. When Kilcullen, 43, motioned to Kidd to pull over, the woman pulled out a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding the officer.

Michigan Trooper Crashes During Early Morning Pursuit

April 6, 2011
Trooper Jeffrey Werda, 43, had responded to a pursuit at 1:30 a.m. today on Birch Run Road in Taymouth Township to help Saginaw County sheriff's deputies with the chase.
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