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Building a Better Spike Strip

Building a Better Spike Strip

The End-X Phantom Spikes PT-700 is designed for safer deployment, better effect, and easier retrieval.

July 7, 2019

Managing High-Speed Pursuits

Managing High-Speed Pursuits

To reduce the dangers of high-speed vehicle pursuits, law enforcement agencies need to understand the causes of high-speed pursuits, the legal issues involved, the problems behind such pursuits, and the strategies for reducing high-speed pursuits.

June 15, 2017

Pursuit Tracking

Pursuit Tracking

The StarChase system uses a patrol car-mounted launcher to shoot a GPS tracking device at a fleeing vehicle. Officers can catch up to the vehicle later without speeding after it.

March 14, 2014

AWD Patrol Vehicles Gain Traction

AWD Patrol Vehicles Gain Traction

Traditionally, police vehicles have arrived for duty with rear-wheel or front-wheel drive. Starting with the 2015 model year, Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors will offer at least one police vehicle in an all-wheel or four-wheel-drive configuration.

November 5, 2013

Ways To End Vehicle Pursuits

Ways To End Vehicle Pursuits

Stationary roadblocks are no longer in wide use, but several innovative products could help officers safely end vehicle pursuits.

January 12, 2012

Duty Dangers: Vehicle Pursuits

Duty Dangers: 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.

January 12, 2012

How to Conduct a High-Speed Pursuit

How to Conduct a High-Speed Pursuit

As you wait at the intersection a woman zooms past you, running the red light going 50 mph, 25 miles over the speed limit. Should you drive after her?

April 1, 2003

In Hot Pursuit

In Hot Pursuit

While police pursuits are a necessary part of police work and should not be banned, officers should be aware of the potential danger and terminate pursuits when the risk of injury outweighs the benefit of catching the suspect.

July 1, 2002

Cruise Control

Not long ago, U.S. Bor­der Patrol agents initi­ated a pursuit of a vehicle operated by su­spected illegal aliens through a subur­ban Southern California community. The vehicle failed to yield, continued at a high rate of speed, and exited the freeway with complete disregard for public safety. At the height of the high-speed chase, the vehicle drove through a crowded school zone, injuring several children and killing four people.

January 1, 1996