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Illinois Deputy Killed Deploying Spike Strip During Pursuit

The suspect's vehicle struck the deputy and then crashed in a field north of the intersection. Galesburg officers apprehended the suspect

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Ohio Officer's Death Compels Conversation About Spike Strip Safety

The tragic death of Bluffton, OH, Police Officer Dominic Francis—who was laying out spikes in a roadway when he was struck by a suspect driving a stolen vehicle involved in a police pursuit—should commence conversations about training to safely deploy tire-deflation devices.

Ohio Officer Killed Deploying Spikes During Pursuit

Bluffton police Officer Dominic Francis was laying out spikes when he was struck by the car. He died from his injuries.

Nashville Officer Struck by Stolen Vehicle while Deploying Spikes

As she ran back to the side of the road, the car swerved toward her and she was struck. In the video, she is seen rolling over the hood of the car and onto the street.

FL Trooper Rams Suspect's Vehicle to Save Deputy Deploying Spikes

The deputy was putting down spike strips at a highway exit to catch a driver during a police chase, according to FHP. The driver lost control, careening into the grassy median between the ramps.

Illinois Officer Killed Deploying Spikes During Pursuit

Brian Pierce Jr., 24, who was identified by his family, was struck by a car around 3 a.m. while trying to deploy spikes on the bridge to flatten the fleeing car's tires, said Lt. Michael Lewis of the Illinois State Police.

Nevada Trooper Struck, Critically Injured Deploying Spikes During Vehicle Pursuit

During the incident, one trooper, Micah May, attempted to deploy spikes to stop the vehicle. At that time, the suspect hit the trooper with their vehicle.

Man Charged with Trying to Kill 5 Canadian Officers

The charges follow a vehicle pursuit and shootout in Merritt, B.C., that spanned nearly two hours on Saturday afternoon, when police attempted to stop a Ford F-350 truck with a flatbed trailer that was allegedly associated with a stolen property file.

Dozens of Street Racers Arrested Outside Atlanta

Authorities said deputies and officers went from car to car and arrested all 88 suspects in the street racing crew.

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Missouri Officers Break Up "Sideshow" with Spike Strips

Capt. David Jackson said police received several reports Tuesday night of sideshow activity across the city. Jackson said callers reported “street racers, dangerous driving and shots fired.”

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