P-1 Poll Results: Pursuits
By PoliceOne Editor Rachel Fretz
Departments like the LAPD and the Pittsburgh PD have set major restrictions on pursuit policies in an effort to cut down on deaths (both LE and civilian) and maintain accountablity to citizen watchdog groups.
An increasing number of officers are told to radio for back-up instead of taking off after the bad guy alone. Many feel that such restrictions make basic police work prohibitively difficult.
PoliceOne members weighed in on this topic by responding to our latest poll:
Does your agency allow vehicular pursuits?
Read what P-1 Columnist Travis Yates has to say about ...
tactical intervention as a way of ending vehicle pursuits