Va. police chases decrease
when deciding whether to pursue a fleeing vehicle, officers must balance the seriousness of the situation against hazards
By Patrick Wilson
NORFOLK, Va. — A pursuit resulting in a deadly crash is one of a police department's most dreaded scenarios.
Norfolk police had a close call in April when officers pursued a driver on Chesapeake Boulevard in the middle of the day. The driver crashed into another car; the female motorist inside did not suffer serious injuries.
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