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Improving Pursuit Safety with PursuitAlert

PursuitAlert is a two-part solution. The first part is the digital siren installed into the center console of a law enforcement agency’s vehicle or onto the in-vehicle computer. The second part is the app that area motorists download onto their smartphones.

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California Officers Fatally Shoot Armed Suspect Following Vehicle Pursuit

The California Highway Patrol confirmed on Monday morning that an armed suspect was fatally shot during a confrontation after a lengthy vehicle pursuit that ranged from Orange County to San Diego in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Command Staff: Calling Off the Chase

Options such as aborting a vehiclepursuit from afar or obtaining new technology that can help more safely end a pursuit must be explored and examined by law enforcement leaders.

4 Massachusetts Officers Injured in Wild Vehicle Pursuit

Four officers with the Boston Police Department were injured as they pursued a man in a minivan over the weekend. All four officers are expected to fully recover from their injuries after being treated and released from a nearby hospital. Following the arrest, police seized six firearms from the vehicle as well as a substantial sum of cash and more than 150 rounds of ammunition.

California K-9 Helps Apprehend 2 Men Following Vehicle Pursuit

A K-9 with the Vacaville (CA) Police Department is now credited with the apprehension of two burglary suspects who had attempted to hide from police after leading them on a vehicle pursuit.

Michigan State Police in Standoff with Man Armed With Rifle

The Michigan State Police said on Thursday morning that troopers have been in a lengthy standoff in Mancelona with a man who assaulted an officer with the Petoskey (MI) Police Department.

Massachusetts K-9 Tracks 3 Teens Hiding in a Swamp Following Pursuit

A K-9 with the Massachusetts State Police was able to locate three teenagers who had attempted to elude police by hiding in a swamp after they bailed out of the stolen car they were in during a vehicle pursuit with police.

North Carolina Officer Struck By Vehicle Reportedly Uninjured

An officer with the Hickory (NC) Police Department who was struck by a car during a vehicle pursuit of an armed robbery suspect was reportedly uninjured during the incident.

California Officer Injured During Foot Pursuit Expected to be Okay

An officer with the Manteca (CA) Police Department is recovering from injuries sustained after a fall from a freeway overpass during a foot pursuit of a suspect.

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Police Search for Gunman Who Shot at California Officer

A gunman fired on a sergeant who had responded to a home following a call of a suicidal subject armed with a gun, striking the sergeant's patrol car several times.