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LAPD Officers Cleared in Tragic Death of Store Employee During Gunfight with Suspect

The prosecution’s assessment of the police shooting of Melyda Corado, however, is dated Nov. 30, about a week prior to new District Attorney George Gascon being sworn into office. It was not immediately clear if Gascon — who has vowed to take a harder stance on law enforcement shootings — plans to review the case.

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Woman Leads Ohio Officers on 175-mph Chase, Steals and Wrecks Patrol Vehicle

The female driver, whom police did not identify, began heading westbound on Ohio 163 topping out at 175 mph.

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.

NC Deputy Dies from Thanksgiving Pursuit Crash Injuries

Deputy Jared Michael Allison, who had been hospitalized at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville since November 26, succumbed to his injuries Tuesday.

Texas Officers Find Woman's Body in Trunk After Vehicle Pursuit

The vehicle pursuit was triggered by a traffic stop for speeding at around 7:45 a.m. The trooper pulled the driver over. He then reportedly immediately sped off, and the trooper pursued.

California Officer Suffers Major Injuries in Pursuit Crash

Officers pursued the suspect. At a nearby intersection the suspect and lead pursuing police vehicle made it through the intersection, however the second pursuing Eureka PD vehicle was involved in a collision with an uninvolved motorist.

Mississippi Officer Injured in Fiery Pursuit Crash

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey shared a post on Facebook from John W. Hamilton, the father of Richland Officer Coty Hamilton, who said his son crashed into a tree and his patrol car burst into flames. John Hamilton said in the post that two officers pulled his son out of the burning vehicle.

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.

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.

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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.