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Spike Strips

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.

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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.

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.”

FL Deputy Killed Deploying Spike Strips During Pursuit

Deputy Michael Magli, 30, died after he was struck by a pickup truck that spun out in the median of a road in north Pinellas County. Magli had parked his patrol cruiser in the median of the road to retrieve and deploy spike strips.

Tire Deflation Devices: Is Ending a Pursuit Worth Ending a Life?

Officers must assess the risk vs. the reward of using spike strips on a fast-moving vehicle while standing dangerously close to the roadway.

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Louisiana State Police Trooper Dies of Injuries Sustained On Duty

Trooper George Baker of the Louisiana State Police suffered severe injuries while responding to a vehicle pursuit last week.

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