The Suspect Pursuit topic provides tips, expert columns, and news related to police chases and high-speed pursuits. High-speed pursuits are a challenging and dangerous task that not only endanger police but also put the suspect and the public in harms way. This topic is aimed at arming officers with the information and technology they need to safely and successful complete suspect pursuits.
We've recently seen a rise in officers killed during foot pursuits, so it is time to go back to the experts and ask: What can we do to train for foot pursuits, and what should we keep in mind the next time a foot pursuit comes up? Jim Smith from Milwaukee PD discusses how he developed a training philosophy for different chase situations and what you can do to increase your chances of winning.