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A high speed police pursuit in Hacienda Heights, Calif., ends when a motorcycle rear ends a car on the freeway and flips over, sending the two riders sliding down the road. Injuries to the riders were not life-threatening.
Stationary roadblocks are no longer in wide use, but several innovative products could help officers safely end vehicle pursuits.
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.
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.
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.
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.